Accession Number : ADA309754
Title : Laser Self-Focusing in the Atmosphere and Its Effects on Propagation,
Corporate Author : NATIONAL AIR INTELLIGENCE CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH
Personal Author(s) : Fangxiao, Xu ; Shixiao, Le
PDF Url : ADA309754
Report Date : APR 1996
Pagination or Media Count : 19
Abstract : Self focusing of a high power laser beam in the atmosphere and its relations with air breakdown, Stimulated Raman Scattering(SRS) and thermal blooming are reviewed. The effects on the propagation through the atmosphere and the requests on designing future large practical laser systems are analyzed and discussed preliminarily.
Descriptors : *LASER BEAMS, *BEAM FORMING, HIGH POWER, SELF OPERATION, FOCUSING, TRANSLATIONS, THERMAL BLOOMING, RAMAN SPECTRA, CHINA, CHINESE LANGUAGE.
Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
Lasers and Masers
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE