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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 1998
  • pp: 724–726

Determination of the angular separation and the spectra of two-point sources from spectral coherence measurements

Hidenobu Arimoto and Yoshihiro Ohtsuka  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 9, pp. 724-726 (1998)

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We present a novel method not only for determining the angular separation of unknown two-point spectral sources but also for obtaining each of their spectral profiles from measurements of both their complex degree of spectral coherence and their spectra across an observation area in the space-frequency domain. The theoretical predictions are fully proved by an experimental demonstration with a pair of uncorrelated two-point spectral sources.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(300.6170) Spectroscopy : Spectra

Hidenobu Arimoto and Yoshihiro Ohtsuka, "Determination of the angular separation and the spectra of two-point sources from spectral coherence measurements," Opt. Lett. 23, 724-726 (1998)

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