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  • Vol. 11, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 1994
  • pp: 671–673

Zero-crossing rate of differentiated speckle intensity

Richard Barakat  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 671-673 (1994)

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The zero-crossing rate of differentiated speckle whose intensity is governed by a negative exponential probability-density function (i.e., fully developed speckle) is evaluated in closed form with the use of an exact expression for the joint probability-density function of the intensity and its first two derivatives. The conditional zero-crossing rate of differentiated speckle, given that the intensity is specified, is also obtained in closed form.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 7, 1992
Revised Manuscript: August 16, 1993
Manuscript Accepted: September 24, 1993
Published: February 1, 1994

Richard Barakat, "Zero-crossing rate of differentiated speckle intensity," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 11, 671-673 (1994)

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