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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 30 — Oct. 20, 1997
  • pp: 7571–7576

Multiple-scattering suppression: cross correlation with tilted single-mode fibers

Ulf Nobbmann, Stacy W. Jones, and Bruce J. Ackerson  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 36, Issue 30, pp. 7571-7576 (1997)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.36.007571


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Abstract

Multiple light scattering can be suppressed by slightly tilting two single-mode fibers viewing the same sample volume. The cross-correlation function of the two signals shows more or less contributions from single scattering, depending on the tilt angle. We show experimental results for polystyrene spheres at a scattering angle of 90°. The measured size, intercept, and second cumulant for different tilt angles demonstrate the practicality of this technique. Both polarization components show multiple-scattering contributions, but only the parallel component contains single scattering.

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Ulf Nobbmann, Stacy W. Jones, and Bruce J. Ackerson, "Multiple-scattering suppression: cross correlation with tilted single-mode fibers," Appl. Opt. 36, 7571-7576 (1997)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-36-30-7571


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