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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1987
  • pp: 301–303

Stochastic geometrical diffraction theory in a random medium with inhomogeneous background

R. Mazar and L. B. Felsen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 12, Issue 5, pp. 301-303 (1987)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.12.000301


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Abstract

The recently formulated stochastic geometrical theory of diffraction is here applied to reflection, transmission, and diffraction of the high-frequency two-point coherence function when interfaces or scatterers are embedded in a randomly fluctuating medium with inhomogeneous background. This extends the previous solutions for a homogeneous background.

© 1987 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: December 23, 1987
Manuscript Accepted: February 10, 1987
Published: May 1, 1987

Citation
R. Mazar and L. B. Felsen, "Stochastic geometrical diffraction theory in a random medium with inhomogeneous background," Opt. Lett. 12, 301-303 (1987)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-12-5-301


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