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, CLEO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528349, 9781557528346
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 6 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

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

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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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, CLEO 2007 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.