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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 29 — Oct. 10, 2008
  • pp: 5492–5499

Polarization manifestations of correlation (intrinsic coherence) of optical fields

Oleg V. Angelsky, Sergij B. Yermolenko, Claudia Yu. Zenkova, and Alla O. Angelskaya  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 29, pp. 5492-5499 (2008)

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The statement is substantiated that the experimental estimation of the degree of intrinsic coherence of statistical vector optical fields must include not only the measurement of the visibility of the interference pattern but also the degree of polarization in the resulting spatial distribution of a field.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(030.1670) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherent optical effects
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(120.5410) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Polarimetry
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

Original Manuscript: May 22, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 28, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: September 16, 2008
Published: October 8, 2008

Oleg V. Angelsky, Sergij B. Yermolenko, Claudia Yu. Zenkova, and Alla O. Angelskaya, "Polarization manifestations of correlation (intrinsic coherence) of optical fields," Appl. Opt. 47, 5492-5499 (2008)

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