Abstract

The scintillation index of a Gaussian beam and radially polarized beams in turbulent atmosphere is experimentally investigated. The scintillation index of a Gaussian beam and a completely coherent radially polarized beam increases with increasing propagation distance from 0 to 400m. The influence of the coherence of partially coherent radially polarized beam on the scintillation is studied. The result shows that the scintillation index of a partially coherent radially polarized beam can be smaller than that of a completely coherent beam.

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F. Wang, X. Liu, L. Liu, Y. Yuan, and Y. Cai, “Experimental study of the scintillation index of a radially polarized beam with controllable spatial coherence,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103(9), 091102 (2013).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2012 (3)

2011 (1)

P. Pan, B. Zhang, N. Qiao, and Y. Dan, “Characteristics of scintillations and bit error rate of partially coherent rectangular array beams in turbulence,” Opt. Commun. 284(4), 1019–1025 (2011).
[CrossRef]

2010 (2)

2009 (3)

2008 (3)

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T. Asakura, “Spatial coherence of laser light passed through rotating ground glass,” Opto-Electronics 2(3), 115–123 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Asakura, T.

T. Asakura, “Spatial coherence of laser light passed through rotating ground glass,” Opto-Electronics 2(3), 115–123 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Banerji, J.

Baykal, Y.

F. Wang, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Twist phase-induced reduction in scintillation of a partially coherent beam in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Lett. 37(2), 184–186 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and Y. Cai, “Scintillations of laser array beams,” Appl. Phys. B 91(2), 265–271 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Cai, Y.

F. Wang, X. Liu, L. Liu, Y. Yuan, and Y. Cai, “Experimental study of the scintillation index of a radially polarized beam with controllable spatial coherence,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103(9), 091102 (2013).
[CrossRef]

C. Zhao, F. Wang, Y. Dong, Y. Han, and Y. Cai, “Effect of spatial coherence on determing the topological charge of a vortex beam,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 101(26), 261104 (2012).
[CrossRef]

F. Wang, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Twist phase-induced reduction in scintillation of a partially coherent beam in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Lett. 37(2), 184–186 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and Y. Cai, “Scintillations of laser array beams,” Appl. Phys. B 91(2), 265–271 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Cheng, W.

Dan, Y.

P. Pan, B. Zhang, N. Qiao, and Y. Dan, “Characteristics of scintillations and bit error rate of partially coherent rectangular array beams in turbulence,” Opt. Commun. 284(4), 1019–1025 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Dong, Y.

C. Zhao, F. Wang, Y. Dong, Y. Han, and Y. Cai, “Effect of spatial coherence on determing the topological charge of a vortex beam,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 101(26), 261104 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Eyyuboglu, H. T.

H. T. Eyyuboğlu, “Estimation of aperture averaged scintillations in weak turbulence regime for annular, sinusoidal and hyperbolic Gaussian beams using random phase screen,” Opt. Laser Technol. 52, 96–102 (2013).
[CrossRef]

X. Ji, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, G. Ji, and X. Jia, “Propagation of an Airy beam through the atmosphere,” Opt. Express 21(2), 2154–2164 (2013).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

F. Wang, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Twist phase-induced reduction in scintillation of a partially coherent beam in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Lett. 37(2), 184–186 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. T. Eyyuboğlu, E. Sermutlu, Y. Baykal, Y. Cai, and O. Korotkova, “Intensity fluctuations in J-Bessel–Gaussian beams of all orders propagating in turbulent atmosphere,” Appl. Phys. B 93(2–3), 605–611 (2008).
[CrossRef]

H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and Y. Cai, “Scintillations of laser array beams,” Appl. Phys. B 91(2), 265–271 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Gbur, G.

Gu, Y.

Han, Y.

C. Zhao, F. Wang, Y. Dong, Y. Han, and Y. Cai, “Effect of spatial coherence on determing the topological charge of a vortex beam,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 101(26), 261104 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Haus, J. W.

Ji, G.

Ji, X.

Jia, X.

Klein, L.

Korotkova, O.

Y. Gu, O. Korotkova, and G. Gbur, “Scintillation of nonuniformly polarized beams in atmospheric turbulence,” Opt. Lett. 34(15), 2261–2263 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. T. Eyyuboğlu, E. Sermutlu, Y. Baykal, Y. Cai, and O. Korotkova, “Intensity fluctuations in J-Bessel–Gaussian beams of all orders propagating in turbulent atmosphere,” Appl. Phys. B 93(2–3), 605–611 (2008).
[CrossRef]

O. Korotkova, “Scintillation index of a stochastic electromagnetic beam propagating in random media,” Opt. Commun. 281(9), 2342–2348 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Kumar, A.

Liu, L.

F. Wang, X. Liu, L. Liu, Y. Yuan, and Y. Cai, “Experimental study of the scintillation index of a radially polarized beam with controllable spatial coherence,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103(9), 091102 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Liu, X.

F. Wang, X. Liu, L. Liu, Y. Yuan, and Y. Cai, “Experimental study of the scintillation index of a radially polarized beam with controllable spatial coherence,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103(9), 091102 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Moloney, J. V.

Pan, P.

P. Pan, B. Zhang, N. Qiao, and Y. Dan, “Characteristics of scintillations and bit error rate of partially coherent rectangular array beams in turbulence,” Opt. Commun. 284(4), 1019–1025 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Peleg, A.

Polynkin, P.

Qian, X.

Qiao, N.

P. Pan, B. Zhang, N. Qiao, and Y. Dan, “Characteristics of scintillations and bit error rate of partially coherent rectangular array beams in turbulence,” Opt. Commun. 284(4), 1019–1025 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Rao, R.

Rhoadarmer, T.

Schulz, T. J.

Sermutlu, E.

H. T. Eyyuboğlu, E. Sermutlu, Y. Baykal, Y. Cai, and O. Korotkova, “Intensity fluctuations in J-Bessel–Gaussian beams of all orders propagating in turbulent atmosphere,” Appl. Phys. B 93(2–3), 605–611 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Singh, R. P.

Wang, F.

F. Wang, X. Liu, L. Liu, Y. Yuan, and Y. Cai, “Experimental study of the scintillation index of a radially polarized beam with controllable spatial coherence,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103(9), 091102 (2013).
[CrossRef]

C. Zhao, F. Wang, Y. Dong, Y. Han, and Y. Cai, “Effect of spatial coherence on determing the topological charge of a vortex beam,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 101(26), 261104 (2012).
[CrossRef]

F. Wang, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Twist phase-induced reduction in scintillation of a partially coherent beam in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Lett. 37(2), 184–186 (2012).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Yuan, Y.

F. Wang, X. Liu, L. Liu, Y. Yuan, and Y. Cai, “Experimental study of the scintillation index of a radially polarized beam with controllable spatial coherence,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103(9), 091102 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Zhan, Q.

Zhang, B.

P. Pan, B. Zhang, N. Qiao, and Y. Dan, “Characteristics of scintillations and bit error rate of partially coherent rectangular array beams in turbulence,” Opt. Commun. 284(4), 1019–1025 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Zhao, C.

C. Zhao, F. Wang, Y. Dong, Y. Han, and Y. Cai, “Effect of spatial coherence on determing the topological charge of a vortex beam,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 101(26), 261104 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Zhu, W.

Appl. Phys. B (2)

H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and Y. Cai, “Scintillations of laser array beams,” Appl. Phys. B 91(2), 265–271 (2008).
[CrossRef]

H. T. Eyyuboğlu, E. Sermutlu, Y. Baykal, Y. Cai, and O. Korotkova, “Intensity fluctuations in J-Bessel–Gaussian beams of all orders propagating in turbulent atmosphere,” Appl. Phys. B 93(2–3), 605–611 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett. (2)

F. Wang, X. Liu, L. Liu, Y. Yuan, and Y. Cai, “Experimental study of the scintillation index of a radially polarized beam with controllable spatial coherence,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103(9), 091102 (2013).
[CrossRef]

C. Zhao, F. Wang, Y. Dong, Y. Han, and Y. Cai, “Effect of spatial coherence on determing the topological charge of a vortex beam,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 101(26), 261104 (2012).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A (1)

Opt. Commun. (2)

P. Pan, B. Zhang, N. Qiao, and Y. Dan, “Characteristics of scintillations and bit error rate of partially coherent rectangular array beams in turbulence,” Opt. Commun. 284(4), 1019–1025 (2011).
[CrossRef]

O. Korotkova, “Scintillation index of a stochastic electromagnetic beam propagating in random media,” Opt. Commun. 281(9), 2342–2348 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (3)

Opt. Laser Technol. (1)

H. T. Eyyuboğlu, “Estimation of aperture averaged scintillations in weak turbulence regime for annular, sinusoidal and hyperbolic Gaussian beams using random phase screen,” Opt. Laser Technol. 52, 96–102 (2013).
[CrossRef]

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Opto-Electronics (1)

T. Asakura, “Spatial coherence of laser light passed through rotating ground glass,” Opto-Electronics 2(3), 115–123 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Other (1)

L. C. Andrews and R. L. Phillips, Laser Beam Propagation Through Random Media (SPIE Press, 1998).

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental configuration of propagation of partially coherent radially polarized beam through turbulent atmosphere. L1, L2, thin lenses; RGG, rotating ground glass; RPC, radial polarization convertor; D, detector; PC, personal computer.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

SI of a Gaussian beam (a) and a completely coherent radially polarized beam (b) in 400m turbulent atmosphere. (c) Comparison between a Gaussian beam and a completely coherent radially polarized beam.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

SI of a Gaussian beam at distance of 300m (a) and 400m (b), and a radially polarized beam at distance of 300m (c) and 400m (d).

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Correlation curves of two partially coherent beams. (a) partially coherent beam with higher coherence; (b) partially coherent beam with lower coherence.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

SI of partially coherent radially polarized beam. (a) completely coherent radially polarized beam; (b) partially coherent beam with higher coherence; (c) partially coherent beam with lower coherence; (d) Comparison of SI of partially coherent radially polarized beam with different coherence.

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