OSA's Digital Library

Optics Express

Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 21 — Oct. 21, 2013
  • pp: 24781–24792

Scattering of multi-Gaussian Schell-model beams on a random medium

Yuanyuan Zhang and Daomu Zhao  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 21, pp. 24781-24792 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.024781


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (1544 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Using the angular spectrum representation of plane waves, we investigate the scattering of multi-Gaussian Schell-model (MGSM) beams from a random medium within the accuracy of the first-order Born approximation. The far-zone properties, including the normalized spectral density and the spectral degree of coherence, are discussed. It is shown that the normalized spectral density and the spectral degree of coherence are influenced by the boundary of the beam profile (i.e., M ), the transverse beam width, the correlation width of the source, and the properties of the scatterer.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(140.3295) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam characterization
(290.5825) Scattering : Scattering theory

ToC Category:
Scattering

History
Original Manuscript: August 2, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 26, 2013
Published: October 9, 2013

Citation
Yuanyuan Zhang and Daomu Zhao, "Scattering of multi-Gaussian Schell-model beams on a random medium," Opt. Express 21, 24781-24792 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-21-24781


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. E. Wolf, Introduction to the Theory of Coherence and Polarization of Light (Cambridge University Press, 2007).
  2. D. Zhao and T. Wang, “Direct and inverse problem in the theory of light scattering,” Prog. Opt.57, 262–308 (2012).
  3. D. Zhao, O. Korotkova, and E. Wolf, “Application of correlation-induced spectral changes to inverse scattering,” Opt. Lett.32(24), 3483–3485 (2007). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  4. T. Wang and D. Zhao, “Determination of pair-structure factor of scattering potential of a collection of particles,” Opt. Lett.35(3), 318–320 (2010). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. X. Du and D. Zhao, “Scattering of light by Gaussian-correlated quasi-homogeneous anisotropic media,” Opt. Lett.35(3), 384–386 (2010). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. Z. Tong and O. Korotkova, “Theory of weak scattering of stochastic electromagnetic fields from deterministic and random media,” Phys. Rev. A82(3), 033836 (2010). [CrossRef]
  7. C. Ding, Y. Cai, O. Korotkova, Y. Zhang, and L. Pan, “Scattering-induced changes in the temporal coherence length and the pulse duration of a partially coherent plane-wave pulse,” Opt. Lett.36(4), 517–519 (2011). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  8. Y. Xin, Y. He, Y. Chen, and J. Li, “Correlation between intensity fluctuations of light scattered from a quasi-homogeneous random media,” Opt. Lett.35(23), 4000–4002 (2010). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  9. J. Jannson, T. Jannson, and E. Wolf, “Spatial coherence discrimination in scattering,” Opt. Lett.13(12), 1060–1062 (1988). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  10. P. S. Carney and E. Wolf, “An energy theorem for scattering of partially coherent beams,” Opt. Commun.155(1–3), 1–6 (1998). [CrossRef]
  11. T. D. Visser, D. G. Fischer, and E. Wolf, “Scattering of light from quasi-homogeneous sources by quasi-homogeneous media,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A23(7), 1631–1638 (2006). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  12. T. van Dijk, D. G. Fischer, T. D. Visser, and E. Wolf, “Effects of spatial coherence on the angular distribution of radiant intensity generated by scattering on a sphere,” Phys. Rev. Lett.104(17), 173902 (2010). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  13. Y. Zhang and D. Zhao, “Scattering of Hermite-Gaussian beams on Gaussian Schell-model random media,” Opt. Commun.300, 38–44 (2013). [CrossRef]
  14. S. Sahin and O. Korotkova, “Light sources generating far fields with tunable flat profiles,” Opt. Lett.37(14), 2970–2972 (2012). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  15. O. Korotkova, S. Sahin, and E. Shchepakina, “Multi-Gaussian Schell-model beams,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A29(10), 2159–2164 (2012). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  16. Y. Yuan, X. Liu, F. Wang, Y. Chen, Y. Cai, J. Qu, and H. T. Eyyuboglu, “Scintillation index of a multi-Gaussian Schell-model beam in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Commun.305, 57–65 (2013). [CrossRef]
  17. Z. Mei, O. Korotkova, and E. Shchepakina, “Electromagnetic multi-Gaussian Schell-model beams,” J. Opt.15(2), 025705 (2013). [CrossRef]
  18. L. Mandel and E. Wolf, Optical Coherence and Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press, 1995).
  19. M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics, 7th ed (Cambridge University Press, 1999).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 
Fig. 4 Fig. 5
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited