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Impact of Strong Atmospheric Turbulence on Two-Way Optical Time Transfer

Published

Author(s)

Laura Sinclair, Emily Caldwell, Jean-Daniel Deschenes, Hugo Bergeron, William C. Swann, Nathan Newbury

Abstract

Frequency comb based optical time transfer can provide femtosecond-level timing which will support future clock networks. However, for long-distance terrestrial links, non-reciprocal atmospheric turbulence induces a timing penalty. Here, we quantify this penalty.
Conference Dates
May 7-12, 2023
Conference Location
San Jose, CA, US
Conference Title
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2023

Keywords

time transfer, turbulence

Citation

Sinclair, L. , Caldwell, E. , Deschenes, J. , Bergeron, H. , Swann, W. and Newbury, N. (2023), Impact of Strong Atmospheric Turbulence on Two-Way Optical Time Transfer, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2023, San Jose, CA, US, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=935922 (Accessed April 21, 2024)
Created May 8, 2023, Updated October 19, 2023