Powers of the degree of coherence

Zhangrong Mei, Olga Korotkova, Yonghua Mao

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We establish conditions under which a legitimate degree of coherence of a statistically stationary beam-like field raised to a power results in a novel legitimate degree of coherence. The general results and examples relate to scalar beams having uniform and non-uniform correlations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8519-8531
Number of pages13
JournalOptics Express
Issue number7
StatePublished - Apr 6 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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