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Speckle statistics for propagation through complex ABCD systems
Author(s): Harold T. Yura; Steen Gruner Hanson
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we consider a completely incoherent, finite sized, quasi-monochromatic polarized optical source located in an input plane and assume that an arbitrary paraxial optical system, characterized by a complex ABCD matrix, occupies the space between the primary source and an observation plane. By using a Huygens-Fresnel integral formulation whose kernel is a function of the system ABCD matrix elements one can obtain expressions for the complex optical field in the observation plane.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 1319, Optics in Complex Systems, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.22209
Show Author Affiliations
Harold T. Yura, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
Steen Gruner Hanson, Riso National Lab. (Denmark)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1319:
Optics in Complex Systems

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