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  • Vol. 10, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 1993
  • pp: 324–328

Dynamic properties of three-dimensional speckles

Takeaki Yoshimura and Soichi Iwamoto  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 324-328 (1993)

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Dynamic properties of three-dimensional speckles formed in free space on a diffuse object by an illuminating Gaussian beam have been investigated by evaluation of the space–time cross-correlation function. It has been found that the major axis of three-dimensional static speckles is always directed to the center of the beam spot on the object but that dynamic speckles are directed to a position other than the center according to the velocity of the object. Moreover, the motion of dynamic speckles is composed of two types: shifting and tilting.

© 1993 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 23, 1992
Revised Manuscript: August 26, 1992
Manuscript Accepted: August 27, 1992
Published: February 1, 1993

Takeaki Yoshimura and Soichi Iwamoto, "Dynamic properties of three-dimensional speckles," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 10, 324-328 (1993)

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