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Elements of optical coherence theory

by Arvind S. Marathay

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coherence (Optics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    StatementArvind S. Marathay.
    SeriesWiley series in pure and applied optics,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC476.C6 M37 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 316 p. :
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3483276M
    ISBN 100471567892
    LC Control Number82002707

      The missing ingredient is what is known as optical coherence, and we discuss the basic principles of coherence theory and its relationship to interference below the fold. Optical coherence refers to the ability of a light wave to produce interference patterns, such as the one illustrated above. These applications include interference with scattered light, optical processing of images, and studies of surface roughness as well as displacements and deformations of diffuse objects. This book is comprised of 10 chapters and begins by reviewing the elements of diffraction theory and the properties of speckle in the image of a diffuse object.

    The operator algebra is the main innovation of this book. Historically, the operator algebra was initiated as a shorthand for the integral calculus involved in Fourier optics. However, it is much more than that in this book, first-order diffraction theory of optical systems is derived from linear systems theory. 1 The Quantum Theory of Optical Coherence. Introduction. Elements of Field Theory. Field Correlations. Coherence. Coherence and Polarization. 2 Optical Coherence and Photon Statistics. Introduction. Classical Theory. Interference Experiments. Introduction of Quantum Theory. The One-Atom Photon Detector. The n-Atom Photon Detector. Properties of.

    An optical evaluation technique is described that is suitable for determining the positions and magnitudes of reflection sites within miniature optical assemblies. This method utilizes the coherence effects exhibited by a broadband optical source and is referred to as optical coherence-domain reflectometry. Background theory is given, and experimental results have demonstrated a resolution of. The concept of coherence which has conventionally been used in optics is found to be inadequate to the needs of recently opened areas of experiment. To provide a fuller discussion of coherence, a succession of correlation functions for the complex field strengths is by:


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marathay, Arvind S., Elements of optical coherence theory. New York: Wiley, © (OCoLC) The University of Arizona | Wyant College of Optical Sciences E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ | Website inquiries & Elements of optical coherence theory book [email protected] This book presents a systematic account of optical coherence theory within the framework of classical optics, as applied to such topics as radiation from sources of different states of coherence, foundations of radiometry, effects of source coherence on the spectra of radiated fields, coherence theory of laser modes, and scattering of partially.

The Quantum Theory of Optical Coherence Harvard University Cambridge, MAUSA. Search for more papers by this author. Book Author(s): Roy J. Glauber. Lyman Laboratory, Harvard University Cambridge, MAUSA.

Elements of Field Theory. Field Correlations. Coherence. Coherence and Polarization. Appendix. no optical coherence theory to work with, but through simple calculations showed how the visibility curves of linear, circular, or double sources depend on the source size and geometry, allowing.

Elements of Optical Coherence Theory (Pure & Applied Optics) by Arvind S Marathay ISBN ISBN Hardcover; New York, Chichester, Brisbane, Toronto, Singapore: John Wiley & Sons Inc, ; ISBN The underlying theory of fluctuating optical fields is known as coherence theory.

Another manifestation of the fluctuations is the so-called phenomenon of polarization. This book is the first to provide a unified treatment of these two aspects of statistical optics, made possible by very recent discoveries, largely due to the author of this by: In physics, coherence theory is the study of optical effects arising from partially coherent light and radio sources.

Partially coherent sources are sources where the coherence time or coherence length are limited by bandwidth, by thermal noise, or by other aspects of modern coherence theory are studied in quantum optics.

The theory of partial coherence was awoken in the s due. This book presents a systematic account of optical coherence theory within the framework of classical optics, as applied to such topics as radiation from sources of different states of coherence, foundations of radiometry, effects of source coherence on the spectra of radiated fields, coherence theory of laser modes, and scattering of partially coherent light by random media.

Several earlier publications have addressed the theory of optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging. These include original articles [1–12], reviews [13, 14], and books/book chapters [15, 16].Cited by: In epistemology, the coherence theory of truth regards truth as coherence within some specified set of sentences, propositions or beliefs.

The model is contrasted with the correspondence theory of truth. A positive tenet is the idea that truth is a property of whole systems of propositions and can be ascribed to individual propositions only derivatively according to their coherence with the.

Optics - Optics - Optics and information theory: A new era in optics commenced in the early s following the impact of certain branches of electrical engineering—most notably communication and information theory. This impetus was sustained by the development of the laser in the s.

The initial tie between optics and communication theory came because of the numerous analogies that exist. This book presents a systematic account of optical coherence theory within the framework of classical optics, as applied to such topics as radiation from sources of different states of coherence, foundations of radiometry, effects of source coherence on the spectra of radiated fields, coherence theory of laser modes, and scattering of partially Cited by: The book provides an overview of the elements of optical design and physical optics within the framework of the needs of the astronomical community.

geometrical raytracing, wavefront aberration theory, diffraction theory, polarization, partial coherence theory, radiometry, and digital image restoration. The book is intended for. Coherence theory may refer to. Coherence theory (optics), the study of optical effects arising from partially coherent electromagnetic radiation Coherence theory of truth, regards truth as coherence within some specified set of sentences, propositions or beliefs; Weak central coherence theory, posits that persons on the autism spectrum have only limited ability to understand context, to "see.

Optics, science concerned with the genesis and propagation of light and with the changes that it undergoes and produces. Physical optics deals with the nature of light itself.

Geometrical optics has to do with the principles that govern the image-forming properties of devices that make use of light. The advent of lasers in the s led to the development of many new fields in optical physics. This book is a systematic treatment of one of these fields&#;the broad area that deals with the coherence and fluctuation of light.

The authors begin with a review of probability theory and Brand: Cambridge University Press. Theory of Optical Coherence Tomography J.A.

Izatt and M.A. Choma Introduction Several earlier publications have addressed the theory of optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging. These include original articles [1–12], reviews [13,14], and books/book File Size: KB.

The Quantum Theory of Optical Coherence. On the other hand, the existence, in principle, of fields coherent to all orders is shown both in quantum theory and classical theory. The methods used Author: Roy J. Glauber.

This book presents a systematic account of optical coherence theory within the framework of classical optics, as applied to such topics as radiation from sources of different states of coherence, foundations of radiometry, effects of source coherence on the spectra of radiated fields, coherence theory of laser modes, and scattering of partially coherent light by random by:.

An account is given of optical coherence theory as it existed in the 's when, essentially, only thermal sources and slow detectors were available and it sufficed to characterize the coherence and polarization properties of an electromagnetic field by second-order correlation functions.

The necessity for a more sophisticated specification of.In optics, the original sense of the word coherence was attributed to the ability of radiation to produce interference phenomena. Today, the notion of coherence is defined more generally by the correlation properties between quantities of an optical field.

Usual interference is the simplest phenomenon revealing correlations between light waves.Optical Image Formation and Processing describes modern physical optics, particularly concerning interference, diffraction, and a simplified theory of partial coherence.

The book also discusses polarization, with emphasis on interference phenomena on polarized light.