Accession Number : ADA309761

Title :   Selected Articles.

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

PDF Url : ADA309761

Report Date : APR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : Using the numerical simulation method and real atmospheric parameter modes, the effect of nonlinear thermal blooming on upward propagation of collimated pulsed high power laser beams in the atmosphere have been studied on the basis of the wave optics approach. The results show that such blooming, even though small, has critically bad effect on the laser beam front and its divergence.

Descriptors :   *LASER BEAMS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, NONLINEAR SYSTEMS, LIGHT TRANSMISSION, TRANSLATIONS, NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES, THERMAL BLOOMING, CHINA, CHINESE LANGUAGE.

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE