Experimental investigation of the stability of Bessel beams in the atmosphere
Vasilyev V.S., Kapustin A.I., Skidanov R.V., Podlipnov V.V., Ivliev N.A., Ganchevskaya  S.V.


IPSI RAS – Branch of the FSRC “Crystallography and Photonics” RAS, Molodogvardeyskaya 151, 443001, Samara, Russia;
Samara National Research University, Moskovskoye shosse, 34, 443086, Samara, Russia


We described an experiment on passing Bessel beams through the atmosphere with heat-trolled flows. We showed that at small distances, while passing through the region with a hot air flow, the Bessel beam can be distorted to a complete loss of the structure, but with further propagation over large distances it completely restores its structure. We also described an experiment with the passage of superpositions of vortex beams through the atmosphere with heat flows and aerosols.

Bessel beams, propagation of coherent radiation in the atmosphere, axicon

Vasilyev VS, Kapustin AI, Skidanov RV, Podlipnov VV, Ivliev NA, Ganchevskaya SV. Experimental investigation of the stability of Bessel beams in the atmosphere. Computer Optics 2019; 43(3): 376-384. DOI: 10.18287/2412-6179-2019-43-3-376-384.


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