Diffraction analysis of forward-angle scattering in plasmas

J Howard, L E Sharp
1992 Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion  
A scalar diffraction treatment of farwadangle laser scattering diagnostics (e.g. scintillation interferometry, far-forward scattering) is presented. Results obtained by other workers for Gaussian beam (imaging) and Far-field (focal plane) experimental configurations. Essential elements of the theory have been confirmed by near-field experimental measurements on airborne ultrasound.
doi:10.1088/0741-3335/34/6/015 fatcat:nxdoq5sbefc4zpzas7gs3vyjtu