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  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2154–2158

Electromagnetic nonuniformly correlated beams

Zhisong Tong and Olga Korotkova  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 29, Issue 10, pp. 2154-2158 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.29.002154


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Abstract

A class of electromagnetic sources with nonuniformly distributed field correlations is introduced. The conditions on source parameters guaranteeing that the source generates a physical beam are derived. It is shown that the new sources are capable of producing beams with polarization properties that evolve on propagation in a manner much more complex compared to the well-known electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beams.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 6, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 12, 2012
Published: September 19, 2012

Citation
Zhisong Tong and Olga Korotkova, "Electromagnetic nonuniformly correlated beams," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 29, 2154-2158 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-29-10-2154


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