A technique based on angle-impact Wigner functions is proposed to ray-optically propagate scalar and electromagnetic nonparaxial partially coherent fields through optical systems composed of piecewise transparent homogeneous media.
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(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(030.5630) Coherence and statistical optics : Radiometry
J. C. Petruccelli and M. A. Alonso, "A Ray-Based Framework for Propagating Partially Coherent Field Information through Optical Systems," in Frontiers in Optics 2007/Laser Science XXIII/Organic Materials and Devices for Displays and Energy Conversion, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper FTuS5.
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