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Luis Aina, Alfredo (2010) Coherence and visibility for vectorial light. Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 27 (8). pp. 1764-1769. ISSN 1084-7529

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.27.001764


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Abstract

Two-path interference of transversal vectorial waves is embedded within a larger scheme: this is four-path interference between four scalar waves. This comprises previous approaches to coherence between vectorial waves and restores the equivalence between correlation-based coherence and visibility.


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© 2010 Optical Society of America. This work has been supported by project No. FIS2008-01267 of the Spanish Direccion General de Investigacion del Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovacion, and by project QUITEMAD S2009-ESP-1594 of the Consejeria de Educacion de la Comunidad de Madrid.

Uncontrolled Keywords:Complete electromagnetic coherence; Space-frequency domain; Youngs interference experiment; Unitary transformations; Maximum visibility; Fringe visibility; Stokes parameters; Fields; Polarization; Contrasts
Subjects:Sciences > Physics > Optics
ID Code:30856
Deposited On:22 Jun 2015 14:54
Last Modified:23 Jun 2015 08:17

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