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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 2007
  • pp: 3483–3485

Application of correlation-induced spectral changes to inverse scattering

Daomu Zhao, Olga Korotkova, and Emil Wolf  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 24, pp. 3483-3485 (2007)

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It is shown how the phenomenon of correlation-induced spectral changes generated on scattering of a polychromatic plane wave on a spatially homogeneous random medium may be used to determine the correlation function of the scattering potential of the medium.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(290.3200) Scattering : Inverse scattering

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

Original Manuscript: October 11, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: October 31, 2007
Published: December 4, 2007

Daomu Zhao, Olga Korotkova, and Emil Wolf, "Application of correlation-induced spectral changes to inverse scattering," Opt. Lett. 32, 3483-3485 (2007)

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