A novel experimental technique, based on a Michelson-Young interferometer combination, for measuring spatial correlations of partially coherent, partially polarized quasi-monochromatic light fields is proposed.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
A. K. Spilman Lanning, R. Borghi, M. Santarsiero, T. G. Brown, F. Gori, and M. A. Alonso, "Coherence-Polarization Measurements by Reversed-Wavefront Interferometers," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JWD14.