Using an example of vector Gaussian Schell-model beam, we demonstrate and analyze the dependence of the spatial frequency resolution in optical Fourier transforming system on the intrinsic coherence-polarization structure of illumination.
© 2011 Optical Society of America
Coherence and Statistical Optics
Original Manuscript: September 23, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 26, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 28, 2011
Published: December 1, 2011
Andrey S. Ostrovsky, Miguel Á. Olvera-Santamaría, and Paulo C. Romero-Soría, "Effect of coherence and polarization on frequency resolution in optical Fourier transforming system," Opt. Lett. 36, 4719-4721 (2011)