Abstract

A recent paper described experiments completed to study the effect of scattering on the propagation of modulated light in laboratory tank water [Appl. Opt.48, 2607 (2009)APOPAI0003-693510.1364/AO.48.002607]. Those measurements were limited to a specific scattering agent (Maalox antacid) with a fixed scattering albedo (0.95). The purpose of this paper is to study the effects of different scattering agents and scattering albedos on modulated light propagation in water. The results show that the scattering albedo affects the number of attenuation lengths that the modulated optical signal propagates without distortion, while the type of scattering agent affects the degree to which the modulation is distorted with increasing attenuation length.

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Agrawal, Y. C.

Brennan, M. J.

Britton, W. B.

F. D. Dalgleish, F. M. Caimi, A. K. Vuorenkoski, W. B. Britton, and B. Ramos, “Experiments in bistatic laser line scan (LLS) underwater imaging,” in Proceedings of OCEANS 2009 (IEEE, 2009), pp. 1–9.

Caimi, F. M.

F. D. Dalgleish, F. M. Caimi, A. K. Vuorenkoski, W. B. Britton, and B. Ramos, “Experiments in bistatic laser line scan (LLS) underwater imaging,” in Proceedings of OCEANS 2009 (IEEE, 2009), pp. 1–9.

Cochenour, B.

Dalgleish, F. D.

F. D. Dalgleish, F. M. Caimi, A. K. Vuorenkoski, W. B. Britton, and B. Ramos, “Experiments in bistatic laser line scan (LLS) underwater imaging,” in Proceedings of OCEANS 2009 (IEEE, 2009), pp. 1–9.

Kouzoubov, A.

Laux, A.

Lerner, R. M.

Mikkelsen, O. A.

Mobley, C. D.

C. D. Mobley, Light and Water. Radiative Transfer in Natural Waters (Academic, 1994).

Mullen, L.

Muth, J.

Petzold, T. J.

T. J. Petzold, “Volume scattering functions for selected ocean waters,” SIO Reference 72-78 H (Scripps Institute of Oceanography, 1972),

Ramos, B.

F. D. Dalgleish, F. M. Caimi, A. K. Vuorenkoski, W. B. Britton, and B. Ramos, “Experiments in bistatic laser line scan (LLS) underwater imaging,” in Proceedings of OCEANS 2009 (IEEE, 2009), pp. 1–9.

Summers, J. D.

Thomas, J. C.

Vuorenkoski, A. K.

F. D. Dalgleish, F. M. Caimi, A. K. Vuorenkoski, W. B. Britton, and B. Ramos, “Experiments in bistatic laser line scan (LLS) underwater imaging,” in Proceedings of OCEANS 2009 (IEEE, 2009), pp. 1–9.

Wells, W. H.

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J. Opt. Soc. Am. (1)

Opt. Express (1)

Opt. Lett. (1)

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T. J. Petzold, “Volume scattering functions for selected ocean waters,” SIO Reference 72-78 H (Scripps Institute of Oceanography, 1972),

C. D. Mobley, Light and Water. Radiative Transfer in Natural Waters (Academic, 1994).

F. D. Dalgleish, F. M. Caimi, A. K. Vuorenkoski, W. B. Britton, and B. Ramos, “Experiments in bistatic laser line scan (LLS) underwater imaging,” in Proceedings of OCEANS 2009 (IEEE, 2009), pp. 1–9.

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