Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 135–139 | Cite as

Calculation of the backscatter amplification coefficient of laser radiation propagating in a turbulent atmosphere using numerical simulation

  • I. N. SmalikhoEmail author
Optical Instrumentation


A numerical simulation-based algorithm is proposed for calculating the backscatter amplification (BSA) coefficient of laser radiation propagating in a turbulent atmosphere. The algorithm permits one to obtain results for conditions under which the known analytical calculation methods are inapplicable. Using this algorithm, the BSA coefficient is analyzed numerically for different conditions of laser radiation propagation in the atmosphere.


Laser Radiation Lidar Scattered Radiation Location Path Laser Beam Intensity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric OpticsSiberian Branch of the Russian Academy of SciencesTomskRussia

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