Accession Number : ADA302716

Title :   Reflection and Attenuation of Laser Radiation Propagating in Ocean Water,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AIR INTELLIGENCE CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Zhengfang, Song

PDF Url : ADA302716

Report Date : 06 DEC 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : This article discusses questions associated with laser radiation transmission between the atmosphere and sea water. It introduces in detail sea water surface reflection characteristics and laser attenuation in sea water. Finally, it estimates, in accordance with typical parameters associated with current levels, airborne laser sounding capabilities. (AN)

Descriptors :   *OCEAN SURFACE, *LASER BEAMS, LIGHT SCATTERING, REFRACTIVE INDEX, DEPTH, TRANSMITTANCE, LASER APPLICATIONS, OPTICAL ANALYSIS, RADIATION ATTENUATION, TRANSLATIONS, ABSORPTION SPECTRA, REFLECTIVITY, AIR WATER INTERACTIONS, SEA WATER, CHINA, CHINESE LANGUAGE, ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING.

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Lasers and Masers
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE