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  • pp: 3768–3770

Sufficient condition for polarization invariance of beams generated by quasi-homogeneous sources

O. Korotkova  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 19, pp. 3768-3770 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.003768


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Abstract

Conditions for invariance of the degree and the state of polarization of beams radiated by electromagnetic quasi-homogeneous sources into the far-zone are derived. An example is given relating to electromagnetic Bessel-correlated sources.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 8, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 29, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 30, 2011
Published: September 20, 2011

Citation
O. Korotkova, "Sufficient condition for polarization invariance of beams generated by quasi-homogeneous sources," Opt. Lett. 36, 3768-3770 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-19-3768


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