OSA's Digital Library

Journal of the Optical Society of America A

Journal of the Optical Society of America A

| OPTICS, IMAGE SCIENCE, AND VISION

  • Vol. 21, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2004
  • pp: 1924–1932

Partially coherent vectorial nonparaxial beams

Kailiang Duan and Baida Lü  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 21, Issue 10, pp. 1924-1932 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.21.001924


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (959 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Generalized vectorial Rayleigh–Sommerfeld diffraction integrals are developed for the cross-spectral-density matrices of spatially partially coherent beams. Using the Gaussian Schell-model (GSM) beam as an example, we derive the expressions for the propagation of cross-spectral-density matrices and intensity of partially coherent vectorial nonparaxial beams, and the corresponding far-field asymptotic forms, beyond the paraxial approximation. The propagation of the vectorial nonparaxial GSM beams are evaluated and analyzed. It is shown that a 3×3 cross-spectral-density matrix or a vector theory is required for the exact description of nonparaxial GSM beams.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction

History
Original Manuscript: April 6, 2004
Revised Manuscript: May 17, 2004
Manuscript Accepted: May 17, 2004
Published: October 1, 2004

Citation
Kailiang Duan and Baida Lü, "Partially coherent vectorial nonparaxial beams," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 21, 1924-1932 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-21-10-1924

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited