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Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp 26–32 | Cite as

Estimation of the Turbulence and Regular Refraction Effect on Laser Beam Parameters in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer: Part 2, Laser Beam Broadening under Strong Regular Refraction

  • S. L. OdintsovEmail author
  • V. A. Gladkikh
  • A. P. Kamardin
  • V. P. Mamyshev
  • I. V. Nevzorova
OPTICS OF STOCHASTICALLY-HETEROGENEOUS MEDIA
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Abstract

Possible deviations of a laser beam from a detector in the case of slant propagation paths are calculated based on air temperature profiles measured in the atmospheric boundary layer. The possible seasonal and diurnal dynamics of the deviations under regular refraction is considered. The cases of simultaneous strong (regular) refraction and significant broadening of a laser beam due to the turbulence effect are revealed and analyzed.

Keywords:

atmosphere sounding laser radiation refractive index refraction sodar turbulence laser beam broadening 

Notes

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

We are grateful for the use of the equipment of the Atmosphere Common Use Center of IAO SB RAS.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. L. Odintsov
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. A. Gladkikh
    • 1
  • A. P. Kamardin
    • 1
  • V. P. Mamyshev
    • 1
  • I. V. Nevzorova
    • 1
  1. 1.V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of SciencesTomskRussia

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