26 September 2021

This OSA Meeting will be presented in a virtual, web-conference format using a program schedule based on Pacific Daylight Time (PDT, UTC-07:00).

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Imaging and Applied Optics Congress

19 July 2021 – 23 July 2021
Optica Virtual Event - Pacific Daylight/Summer Time (UTC - 07:00)


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pcAOP is a forum for the presentation of research in the physics of light propagation, optical remote sensing, and EO/IR effects in either the atmosphere or ocean, to include distributed volume turbulence, gravity waves, vortex shedding, stably stratified turbulence, persistent eddies, and cloud/aerosol/vapor scattering and absorption, refractive effects, such as mirages and over-the-horizon viewing, as well as characterization of these phenomena.


• Distributed volume turbulence
• Meteorological/oceanographic phenomena
• Atmospheric and underwater laser beam and electro-magnetic propagation
• Atmospheric and oceanic modeling and simulation
• Turbulence-induced photonic orbital angular momentum (OAM)
• Remote sensing for characterizing the atmosphere or ocean
• Turbulence and scattering mitigation
• Methods and instrumentation for atmospheric or oceanic characterization


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