The Resource General theory of light propagation and imaging through the atmosphere, T. Stewart McKechnie

General theory of light propagation and imaging through the atmosphere, T. Stewart McKechnie

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General theory of light propagation and imaging through the atmosphere
Title
General theory of light propagation and imaging through the atmosphere
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T. Stewart McKechnie
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eng
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McKechnie, T. Stewart
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551.56/5
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC976.S3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Springer series in optical sciences,
Series volume
volume 196
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  • Meteorological optics
  • Light
  • Light
  • Meteorological optics
  • Science
  • Science
  • Science
  • Science
  • Mensuration & systems of measurement
  • Astronomy, space & time
  • Earth sciences
  • Mathematical physics
  • Science
  • Optical physics
Label
General theory of light propagation and imaging through the atmosphere, T. Stewart McKechnie
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https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-18209-4
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unknown
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Preface; References; Contents; About the Author; 1 Historical Introduction: The Telescope and Its Remarkable Contribution to Scientific Discovery; Abstract; References; 2 Introduction; Abstract; 2.1 Kolmogorov Theory; 2.2 Alternative Theoretical Approach; 2.3 Caution Regarding Quantities and Functions Used to Create Illustrative Plots and Figures; References; 3 Terms, Definitions, and Theoretical Foundations; Abstract; 3.1 Air Refractive Index; 3.1.1 Air Temperature and Altitude; 3.1.2 Air Pressure and Altitude; 3.1.3 Integrated Optical Path Difference Over the Entire Atmospheric Depth
  • 3.1.4 Effect of Humidity3.1.5 Effect of Dispersion; 3.1.6 Random Variables Associated with Atmospheric Turbulence; 3.1.7 Astronomical Refraction; 3.1.7.1 Typical Angles of Refraction; 3.1.8 Atmospheric Extinction; 3.2 Point-Objects; 3.3 The Electromagnetic Spectrum; 3.4 Quasi-monochromatic Light; 3.5 Amplitude and Phase of Light Waves Disrupted by Turbulence; 3.6 The Atmosphere Considered as a Stochastic Process; 3.6.1 Spatial and Temporal Stationarity and the Ensemble AverageRandom Stochastic Processes; 3.6.2 Standard Error and Standard Deviation
  • 3.6.3 Autocovariance and Autocorrelation Functions, the Variance, and rms3.6.4 The Atmospheric Refractive Index Field; 3.6.4.1 The Normalized Fluctuating Part of the Refractive Index Field; 3.7 Scalar Diffraction Theory; 3.7.1 Scalar Diffraction Theory Applied to Atmospheric Propagation; 3.7.2 Scalar Diffraction Theory Applied to Telescope Imaging; 3.7.3 Monochromatic Light Fields; 3.7.4 Analytic Signal; 3.7.5 Complex Amplitude; 3.7.6 Intensity; 3.7.7 Irradiance; 3.7.8 Polychromatic Light Fields; 3.8 Coherence Terminology; 3.9 Free-Space Propagation
  • 3.9.1 Maxwell's Electromagnetic Wave Equations3.9.2 Helmholtz Equation; 3.9.3 Solutions for Infinitely Extensive Plane Waves; 3.9.3.1 Solution for a Homogeneous Medium; 3.9.3.2 Solution for Earth's Inhomogeneous Atmosphere; 3.10 Mathematical Notations and Quantity DimensionsUnits of Parameters and Functions; References; 4 Diffraction; Abstract; 4.1 Diffraction by an Aperture; 4.1.1 Fresnel Number; 4.1.2 Fresnel -- Kirchhoff Diffraction Formula; 4.1.3 Fresnel Near-Field Diffraction; 4.1.4 Stationary Phase; 4.1.5 Fraunhofer Far-Field Diffraction
  • 4.1.5.1 Range of Applicability of Fraunhofer Approximations4.2 Optical System Terminology; 4.2.1 Telescopes, Telescope Objectives, and Eyepieces; 4.2.2 Aperture Stops, Pupils, Conjugate Distances, Focal Lengths, and F/NumbersAperture Stops; 4.2.3 Light Rays and Ray Terminology; 4.2.4 Objects at Finite Distances; 4.2.5 Objects at Infinite Distances; 4.2.6 Pupil Functions; 4.2.6.1 For Circular AperturesTelescope; 4.3 The Amplitude Point Spread Function; 4.3.1 For Diffraction-Limited Telescopes with Circular Apertures; 4.4 The Intensity Point Spread Function; 4.4.1 The Airy Pattern
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1 online resource (xxix, 624 pages)
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9783319182094
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SpringerLink
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10.1007/978-3-319-18209-4
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illustrations (some color).
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remote
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  • (OCoLC)918563818
  • (OCoLC)ocn918563818
Label
General theory of light propagation and imaging through the atmosphere, T. Stewart McKechnie
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-18209-4
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Preface; References; Contents; About the Author; 1 Historical Introduction: The Telescope and Its Remarkable Contribution to Scientific Discovery; Abstract; References; 2 Introduction; Abstract; 2.1 Kolmogorov Theory; 2.2 Alternative Theoretical Approach; 2.3 Caution Regarding Quantities and Functions Used to Create Illustrative Plots and Figures; References; 3 Terms, Definitions, and Theoretical Foundations; Abstract; 3.1 Air Refractive Index; 3.1.1 Air Temperature and Altitude; 3.1.2 Air Pressure and Altitude; 3.1.3 Integrated Optical Path Difference Over the Entire Atmospheric Depth
  • 3.1.4 Effect of Humidity3.1.5 Effect of Dispersion; 3.1.6 Random Variables Associated with Atmospheric Turbulence; 3.1.7 Astronomical Refraction; 3.1.7.1 Typical Angles of Refraction; 3.1.8 Atmospheric Extinction; 3.2 Point-Objects; 3.3 The Electromagnetic Spectrum; 3.4 Quasi-monochromatic Light; 3.5 Amplitude and Phase of Light Waves Disrupted by Turbulence; 3.6 The Atmosphere Considered as a Stochastic Process; 3.6.1 Spatial and Temporal Stationarity and the Ensemble AverageRandom Stochastic Processes; 3.6.2 Standard Error and Standard Deviation
  • 3.6.3 Autocovariance and Autocorrelation Functions, the Variance, and rms3.6.4 The Atmospheric Refractive Index Field; 3.6.4.1 The Normalized Fluctuating Part of the Refractive Index Field; 3.7 Scalar Diffraction Theory; 3.7.1 Scalar Diffraction Theory Applied to Atmospheric Propagation; 3.7.2 Scalar Diffraction Theory Applied to Telescope Imaging; 3.7.3 Monochromatic Light Fields; 3.7.4 Analytic Signal; 3.7.5 Complex Amplitude; 3.7.6 Intensity; 3.7.7 Irradiance; 3.7.8 Polychromatic Light Fields; 3.8 Coherence Terminology; 3.9 Free-Space Propagation
  • 3.9.1 Maxwell's Electromagnetic Wave Equations3.9.2 Helmholtz Equation; 3.9.3 Solutions for Infinitely Extensive Plane Waves; 3.9.3.1 Solution for a Homogeneous Medium; 3.9.3.2 Solution for Earth's Inhomogeneous Atmosphere; 3.10 Mathematical Notations and Quantity DimensionsUnits of Parameters and Functions; References; 4 Diffraction; Abstract; 4.1 Diffraction by an Aperture; 4.1.1 Fresnel Number; 4.1.2 Fresnel -- Kirchhoff Diffraction Formula; 4.1.3 Fresnel Near-Field Diffraction; 4.1.4 Stationary Phase; 4.1.5 Fraunhofer Far-Field Diffraction
  • 4.1.5.1 Range of Applicability of Fraunhofer Approximations4.2 Optical System Terminology; 4.2.1 Telescopes, Telescope Objectives, and Eyepieces; 4.2.2 Aperture Stops, Pupils, Conjugate Distances, Focal Lengths, and F/NumbersAperture Stops; 4.2.3 Light Rays and Ray Terminology; 4.2.4 Objects at Finite Distances; 4.2.5 Objects at Infinite Distances; 4.2.6 Pupil Functions; 4.2.6.1 For Circular AperturesTelescope; 4.3 The Amplitude Point Spread Function; 4.3.1 For Diffraction-Limited Telescopes with Circular Apertures; 4.4 The Intensity Point Spread Function; 4.4.1 The Airy Pattern
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 624 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319182094
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
SpringerLink
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-18209-4
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)918563818
  • (OCoLC)ocn918563818

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