We study the change in spatial coherence of an electromagnetic beam on reflection and refraction. The results are obtained by applying the recently developed theory of refraction and reflection of a partially coherent beam.
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(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(120.5700) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Reflection
(120.5710) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Refraction
M. Lahiri and E. Wolf, "Effects of Reflection and Refraction on Spatial Coherence of an Electromagnetic Beam," in The Rochester Conferences on Coherence and Quantum Optics and the Quantum Information and Measurement meeting, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper M6.20.
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