The general problem of multiple-beam interference with partially coherent quasimonochromatic light is discussed. Both one-dimensional and two-dimensional regular and irregular arrays of apertures are treated. The coherence functions that are dealt with here are those arising naturally from incoherent, quasimonochromatic slit and circular sources, i.e., sinx/x and 2J1(x)/x correlation functions. Several experimental examples are included.
BRIAN J. THOMPSON, "Multiple-Beam Interference with Partially Coherent Light," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 56, 1157-1160 (1966)