4 October 2011 Electromagnetic Hanbury Brown-Twiss phenomenon
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Abstract
We analyze the classic Hanbury Brown-Twiss effect for thermal electromagnetic fields in space-frequency domain. We compare two different approaches and show that the normalized correlation of intensity fluctuations is fully characterized by the spectral electromagnetic degree of coherence, a result analogous to scalar analysis of the effect. Differences between the two approaches are discussed.
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Timo Hassinen, Timo Hassinen, Jani Tervo, Jani Tervo, Tero Setälä, Tero Setälä, Ari T. Friberg, Ari T. Friberg, } "Electromagnetic Hanbury Brown-Twiss phenomenon", Proc. SPIE 8171, Physical Optics, 817105 (4 October 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.897119; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.897119
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