A coherence theory of optical frequency-modulated continuous-wave (FMCW) interference is introduced, which is modified from the classical coherence theory and can explain the effect of the spectrum bandwidth of optical source on the beat signal.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference
J. Zheng, " Coherence in Optical Frequency-Modulated Continuous-Wave Interference," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications/Coherent Optical Technologies and Applications, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JWB12.