30 April 1999 Measurement of smoothed Wigner phase space distributions for low-coherence light in multiple scattering media
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Proceedings Volume 3598, Coherence Domain Optical Methods in Biomedical Science and Clinical Applications III; (1999); doi: 10.1117/12.347474
Event: BiOS '99 International Biomedical Optics Symposium, 1999, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
We use heterodyne detection to characterize the Wigner phase space distribution W(x,p) of an optical field in position x and momentum p. Using a low coherence source, this method is used to obtain optical phase space distributions for various photon path lengths in a multiple scattering medium. These techniques may find important applications in analyzing and enhancing images obtained in coherence tomography as well as in characterizing low coherence sources.
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Adam Wax, John E. Thomas, "Measurement of smoothed Wigner phase space distributions for low-coherence light in multiple scattering media", Proc. SPIE 3598, Coherence Domain Optical Methods in Biomedical Science and Clinical Applications III, (30 April 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.347474; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.347474
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Scattering

Light scattering

Multiple scattering

Coherence (optics)

Heterodyning

Laser scattering

Mie scattering

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