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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 20 — Oct. 7, 2013
  • pp: 24191–24200

Mapping the coherence time of far-field speckle scattered by disordered media

G. Soriano, M. Zerrad, and C. Amra  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 20, pp. 24191-24200 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.024191


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Abstract

The polarization and temporal coherence properties of light are altered by scattering events. In this paper, we follow a far-field approach, modelizing the scattering from disordered media with the scattering matrix formalism. The degree of polarization and coherence time of the scattered light are expressed with respect to the characteristics of the incident field.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(030.6140) Coherence and statistical optics : Speckle
(030.6600) Coherence and statistical optics : Statistical optics
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(290.5880) Scattering : Scattering, rough surfaces
(290.7050) Scattering : Turbid media
(290.5855) Scattering : Scattering, polarization

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 26, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 5, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 16, 2013
Published: October 2, 2013

Citation
G. Soriano, M. Zerrad, and C. Amra, "Mapping the coherence time of far-field speckle scattered by disordered media," Opt. Express 21, 24191-24200 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-20-24191


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