Optimized multi-emitter beams for free-space optical communications through atmospheric turbulence

Pavel Polynkin, Laura Klein, Troy Rhoadarmer, Avner Peleg, Jerome Moloney

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Abstract

We report an experimental study of scintillations in a free-space optical communication channel with turbulence. Using optimized multi-emitter beams results in a substantial reduction of scintillation index. Experimental results agree with calculations based on Rytov theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 11 2007

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/6/075/11/07

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    Polynkin, P., Klein, L., Rhoadarmer, T., Peleg, A., & Moloney, J. (2007). Optimized multi-emitter beams for free-space optical communications through atmospheric turbulence. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007 [4453194] (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007). https://doi.org/10.1109/CLEO.2007.4453194