Abstract

We present an experimental study of the pulse shape, delay, and spread of an optical pulse transmitted through a medium containing uniform latex microspheres using a mode-locked Nd:glass laser with a 20-psec pulse width. The delay of the arrival time of the peak intensity and the half-power pulse width for three different particle sizes are shown for an optical distance of up to 45.

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Y. Kuga, "Laser light propagation and scattering in a dense distribution of spherical particles," Ph.D. Thesis (University of Washington, Seattle, Wash., 1983.

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1978 (1)

1973 (2)

Bruckner, A. P.

Bucher, E. A.

Geller, M.

Ishimaru, A.

Krautwald, R. A.

Kuga, Y.

Y. Kuga, "Laser light propagation and scattering in a dense distribution of spherical particles," Ph.D. Thesis (University of Washington, Seattle, Wash., 1983.

A. Ishimaru and Y. Kuga, "Attenuation constant of a coherent field in a dense distribution of particles," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 72, 1317–1320 (1982).

Lerner, R. M.

Mooradian, G. C.

Reynolds, L.

Shimizu, K.

Stephens, D. H.

Stotts, L. B.

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