1 June 1986 Speckle At Various Planes In An Optical System
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
The statistical theory of speckle is presented in detail, including discussions of the transmission functions for a surface roughness type of diffuser and the associated characteristic function. The correlation function for the output amplitude is calculated for a variety of optical systems. These second-order moments are written for two states of position and temporal-frequency variables so that one can analyze both the spatial and the wavelength dependence of speckle. We parallel the usual cases that are treated in Fourier optics, summarizing the following configurations: space-variant, Fourier transform, far-zone, and imaging.
Nicholas George, Nicholas George, } "Speckle At Various Planes In An Optical System," Optical Engineering 25(6), 256754 (1 June 1986). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.7973902 . Submission:
JOURNAL ARTICLE
11 PAGES


SHARE
RELATED CONTENT

Properties of Fourier telescopic images of remote rough objects
Proceedings of SPIE (September 29 1999)
About Speckle
Proceedings of SPIE (November 24 1985)
Random rough surface photofabrication
Proceedings of SPIE (September 30 2011)

Back to Top