Small-angle approximation to the transfer of narrow laser beams in anisotropic scattering media
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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch, For sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Laser beams -- Scattering,
  • Laser speckle

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMichael A. Box and Adarsh Deepak ; prepared for Marshall Space Flight Center under contract NAS8-33135
SeriesNASA contractor report -- 3407
ContributionsDeepak, Adarsh, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Institute for Atmospheric Optics & Remote Sensing
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 40 p. ;
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17978603M

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