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Opt Lett. 2004 Jun 1;29(11):1173-5.

Beam conditions for radiation generated by an electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model source.

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  • 1School of Optics, Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, Florida 32816-2700, USA. korotkov@mail.ucf.edu

Abstract

It was shown recently that the basic properties of a fluctuating electromagnetic beam can be derived from knowledge of a 2 x 2 cross-spectral density matrix of the electric field in the source plane. However, not every such matrix represents a source that will generate a beamlike field. We derive conditions that the matrix must satisfy for the source to generate an electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beam.

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