Long distance Bessel beam propagation through Kolmogorov turbulence

Birch, Philip, Ituen, Iniabasi, Young, Rupert and Chatwin, Chris (2015) Long distance Bessel beam propagation through Kolmogorov turbulence. Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 32 (11). pp. 2066-2073. ISSN 1084-7529

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Abstract

Free space optical communication has the potential to transmit information with both high speed and security. However, since it is unguided it suffers from losses due to atmospheric turbulence and diffraction. To overcome the diffraction limits the long distance propagation of Bessel beams is considered and compared against Gaussian beam properties. Bessel beams are shown to have a number of benefits over Gaussian beams when propagating through atmospheric turbulence

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Free space optical communications, Bessel beams, non-diffraction
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Engineering and Design
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics > QC0350 Optics. Light
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Depositing User: Philip Birch
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2015 12:12
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2017 09:31
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/57323

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