Effects of propagation in air on photon statistics

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Calculations of photon counting distributions and fade probabilities are compared with measured data obtained using very weak laser pulses propagated over 10-km horizontal paths. Good agreement is obtained between theory and experiment using various simplifying assumptions and values of the refractive-index structure constant C{sup 2}{sub n} lying within an expected range.

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Milonni, Peter W. January 1, 2003.

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Calculations of photon counting distributions and fade probabilities are compared with measured data obtained using very weak laser pulses propagated over 10-km horizontal paths. Good agreement is obtained between theory and experiment using various simplifying assumptions and values of the refractive-index structure constant C{sup 2}{sub n} lying within an expected range.

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Milonni, Peter W. Effects of propagation in air on photon statistics, article, January 1, 2003; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc932960/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.