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  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2006
  • pp: 3045–3053

Polarized temporal impulse response for scattering media from third-order frequency correlations of speckle intensity patterns

Zhenyu Wang, Mark A. Webster, Andrew M. Weiner, and Kevin J. Webb  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 23, Issue 12, pp. 3045-3053 (2006)

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Second- and third-order frequency correlations of speckle intensity patterns are used to characterize scattering media for multiple polarization states. The polarized temporal responses thus obtained are sensitive to the degree of scatter, with results being predictable by a diffusion model with sufficiently strong scatter. Experimental data are used to reconstruct various transfer functions.

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OCIS Codes
(030.6140) Coherence and statistical optics : Speckle
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(290.1990) Scattering : Diffusion
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering
(290.7050) Scattering : Turbid media

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Original Manuscript: March 3, 2006
Revised Manuscript: June 28, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: June 28, 2006

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Zhenyu Wang, Mark A. Webster, Andrew M. Weiner, and Kevin J. Webb, "Polarized temporal impulse response for scattering media from third-order frequency correlations of speckle intensity patterns," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 23, 3045-3053 (2006)

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