Underwater Turbulence Detection Using Gated Wavefront Sensing Technique
AbstractLaser sensing has been applied in various underwater applications, ranging from underwater detection to laser underwater communications. However, there are several great challenges when profiling underwater turbulence effects. Underwater detection is greatly affected by the turbulence effect, where the acquired image suffers excessive noise, blurring, and deformation. In this paper, we propose a novel underwater turbulence detection method based on a gated wavefront sensing technique. First, we elaborate on the operating principle of gated wavefront sensing and wavefront reconstruction. We then setup an experimental system in order to validate the feasibility of our proposed method. The effect of underwater turbulence on detection is examined at different distances, and under different turbulence levels. The experimental results obtained from our gated wavefront sensing system indicate that underwater turbulence can be detected and analyzed. The proposed gated wavefront sensing system has the advantage of a simple structure and high detection efficiency for underwater environments. View Full-Text
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Bi, Y.; Xu, X.; Chua, S.Y.; Chow, E.M.T.; Wang, X. Underwater Turbulence Detection Using Gated Wavefront Sensing Technique. Sensors 2018, 18, 798.
Bi Y, Xu X, Chua SY, Chow EMT, Wang X. Underwater Turbulence Detection Using Gated Wavefront Sensing Technique. Sensors. 2018; 18(3):798.Chicago/Turabian Style
Bi, Ying; Xu, Xiping; Chua, Sing Y.; Chow, Eddy M.T.; Wang, Xin. 2018. "Underwater Turbulence Detection Using Gated Wavefront Sensing Technique." Sensors 18, no. 3: 798.
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