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  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 28, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1139–1144

Intensity–intensity fluctuations of stochastic fields produced upon weak scattering

Hilary C. Jacks and Olga Korotkova  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 28, Issue 6, pp. 1139-1144 (2011)

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We derive expressions for the intensity–intensity correlations of a field produced on scattering of a random field governed by Gaussian statistics from a particle with a deterministic or a random refractive index distribution. Our results generalize the ones in [ Opt. Lett. 35, 4000, 2010] to the case of an arbitrarily correlated incident field. We consider as specific examples the cases of a single plane wave and two partially correlated plane waves incident upon the scatterer.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(030.6600) Coherence and statistical optics : Statistical optics
(290.5930) Scattering : Scintillation
(290.5825) Scattering : Scattering theory

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

Original Manuscript: February 14, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 4, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 4, 2011
Published: May 20, 2011

Hilary C. Jacks and Olga Korotkova, "Intensity–intensity fluctuations of stochastic fields produced upon weak scattering," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 28, 1139-1144 (2011)

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