Accession Number : ADA018863

Title :   Comparison of Theories for Intensity Fluctuations in Strong Turbulence.

Descriptive Note : Physical sciences research papers,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS HANSCOM AFB MASS

Personal Author(s) : Fante,Ronald L.

Report Date : 26 SEP 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : Theories for the intensity scintillations of a wave propagating through a thin, highly turbulent layer have recently been developed by both the optical and radio-astronomy communities. It is demonstrated here that these results, which are at first glance dissimilar, are in fact identical. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Turbulence, *Atmospheric motion, *Atmospheric refraction, *Atmospheric physics, Optics, Optical phenomena, Wave propagation, Scintillation, Intensity, Optical analysis, Radio astronomy, Electromagnetic wave propagation, Spectra, Theory, Variations

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE