Accession Number : AD0256057

Title :   REPORT ON CONFERENCE ON COHERENCE PROPERTIES OF ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION HELD AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER JUNE 27-JUNE 29, 1960

Corporate Author : ROCHESTER UNIV N Y INST OF OPTICS

Report Date : APR 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Contents: Basic experiments: Time coherence interferometry; Mixing of incoherent light Properties of partially coherent fields: Coher ence properties of light waves; A matrix treat ment of partial coherence; Interference effects with incoherent light; Coherence properties of visible light propagation in dielectric wave guies Coherent scattering: Opticl modulation at hyper fine frequencies in alkali metal vapor; In terference effects in the resonance scattering from crossed atomic levels; Coherent scattering by mercury vapor Stimulated emission: Phase as a dynamical var iable in quantum mechanics; Quantum mechanical treatment of coupled cavity-molecular systems Interferometric techniques in optics and in radio astronomy: Correlation techniques in radio astronomy and optics; The measurement of stellar diameters; Determining the illumin ation pattern of randomly illuminated apertures Coherence problems of instrumental optics: Images of partially coherent objects; Theory of image formation in partially coherent il lumination; Theory of interference and its applications to crystal optics; Coherence in two different kinds of two-beam or three beam interference fields

Descriptors :   *COHERENT SCATTERING, *ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION, *ELECTROMAGNETISM, *LIGHT, *LIGHT TRANSMISSION, *OPTICS, *QUANTUM THEORY, *RADIO ASTRONOMY, *SYMPOSIA, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, ILLUMINATION, INTERFERENCE, INTERFEROMETERS, OPTICAL IMAGES, PROPAGATION, THEORY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE