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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2000
  • pp: 2024–2033

Low-coherence interferometry in random media. I. Theory

A. Brodsky, S. R. Thurber, and L. W. Burgess  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 17, Issue 11, pp. 2024-2033 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.17.002024


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Abstract

We present a new nonperturbative theoretical method for the analytical description of light propagation in random multiscattering media. The method is illustrated through the calculation of an expression that describes optical backscattering from a semi-infinite disordered medium. A companion paper [J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 17, 2034 (2000)] compares the theoretical expression with experimental data.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1670) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherent optical effects
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering

History
Original Manuscript: October 12, 1999
Revised Manuscript: July 6, 2000
Manuscript Accepted: July 6, 2000
Published: November 1, 2000

Citation
A. Brodsky, S. R. Thurber, and L. W. Burgess, "Low-coherence interferometry in random media. I. Theory," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 17, 2024-2033 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-17-11-2024


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