Applied Physics B

, 91:381 | Cite as

Real time measurement of the attenuation coefficient of water in open ocean based on stimulated Brillouin scattering

  • M. Ouyang
  • J. Shi
  • L. Zhao
  • X. Chen
  • H. Jing
  • D. Liu
Article

Abstract

A new method for measuring the attenuation coefficient of seawater in real time is suggested based on stimulated Brillouin scattering. The measurement can be achieved through detecting the intensity of back scattered stimulated Brillouin scattering and the intensity of the laser beam.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Ouyang
    • 1
  • J. Shi
    • 1
  • L. Zhao
    • 1
  • X. Chen
    • 1
  • H. Jing
    • 1
  • D. Liu
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsApplied Optics Beijing Area Major LaboratoryBeijingP.R. China
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Nondestructive Test (Ministry of Education)Nanchang Hang Kong UniversityNanchangP.R. China

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