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  • Vol. 69, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1979
  • pp: 1315–1320

Some spectral properties of random arrays of grains

F. Martin and C. Aime  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 69, Issue 9, pp. 1315-1320 (1979)

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We comment on the jitter model proposed by Stark [J. Opt. Soc. Am. 5, 700 (1977)] to explain the spectral properties of a nonoverlapping grain structure (NOGS), and we discuss the points of concordance and disparity between Stark’s work and our own. A more general formulation for the twodimensional jitter model is established on a theoretical basis. This different approach permits deeper insight into the interpretation of jitter model spectral properties, as confirmed by our experimental results. A one-dimensional model generated by a Poisson process is used to establish the NOGS.

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F. Martin and C. Aime, "Some spectral properties of random arrays of grains," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 69, 1315-1320 (1979)

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