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  • Vol. 69, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1979
  • pp: 1690–1694

Speckle-pattern intensity and phase: Second-order conditional statistics

Silvano Donati and Giuseppe Martini  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 69, Issue 12, pp. 1690-1694 (1979)

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An analysis of the second-order conditional statistics of speckle patterns is developed, under the assumption of Gaussian field components. After deriving the conditional distributions and moments of intensity and phase for a joint measurement performed in the presence of partial correlation, the results of joint and conditional phase-variances are applied to determine the accuracy limits of speckle-pattern interferometric measurements.

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Silvano Donati and Giuseppe Martini, "Speckle-pattern intensity and phase: Second-order conditional statistics," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 69, 1690-1694 (1979)

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