Optical fields containing phase singularities provide additional capabilities in studying random media. Coherent backscattering of such fields will be thoroughly discussed for the case of both double-pass geometries and volume scattering random media.
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(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.1670) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherent optical effects
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.1350) Scattering : Backscattering
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