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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2233–2236

Spectral Gaussian Schell-model beams

Elena Shchepakina and Olga Korotkova  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 13, pp. 2233-2236 (2013)

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A generalization of the classic Gaussian Schell-model source is considered for which the rms width of the beam σ and the rms width of the spectral degree of coherence δ are assumed to depend on wavelength. It is shown that the functional form σ(λ) and δ(λ) of such a source can affect the behavior of the spectral density, the degree of coherence, and the degree of polarization of the propagating beam.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(030.6600) Coherence and statistical optics : Statistical optics
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

Original Manuscript: May 6, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 21, 2013
Published: June 24, 2013

Elena Shchepakina and Olga Korotkova, "Spectral Gaussian Schell-model beams," Opt. Lett. 38, 2233-2236 (2013)

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