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Journal of the Optical Society of America A

| OPTICS, IMAGE SCIENCE, AND VISION

  • Vol. 8, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1991
  • pp: 1574–1579

Partially coherent diffraction patterns and coherence measurement

K. A. Nugent  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 8, Issue 10, pp. 1574-1579 (1991)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.8.001574


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Abstract

Light described by a certain class of coherence function is investigated, and simple results are found to describe the diffraction patterns. A physical basis for these results is presented. The results are discussed in the context of coherence measurement techniques based on diffraction measurements.

© 1991 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: November 12, 1990
Revised Manuscript: May 6, 1991
Manuscript Accepted: May 13, 1991
Published: October 1, 1991

Citation
K. A. Nugent, "Partially coherent diffraction patterns and coherence measurement," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 8, 1574-1579 (1991)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-8-10-1574

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