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Statistical characteristics of coherent radiation scattered by a rotating surface in the image plane of an optical system
Author(s): Leonid M. Veselov; Ivan A. Popov
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Paper Abstract

Correlation and spectral characteristics of coherent radiation intensity scattered by a rough surface which rotates in its own plane are analyzed. With the laser spot smaller than the distance from the spot center to the rotation axis the correlation functions of intensity for a rotating and a rectilinearly moving surface are shown to be equal. The experimental power spectrum of scattered radiation with (lambda) equals 0.63 micrometers fits the theoretical findings.

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Date Published: 3 September 1993
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1978, Coherent Measuring and Data Processing Methods and Devices, (3 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.155072
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Leonid M. Veselov, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)
Ivan A. Popov, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1978:
Coherent Measuring and Data Processing Methods and Devices

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