Accession Number : AD0612320

Title :   RECENT RESEARCHES ON COHERENCE PROPERTIES OF LIGHT,

Corporate Author : BRUSSELS UNIV (BELGIUM)

Personal Author(s) : Wolf,E.

Report Date : 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : A brief review is presented of the basic notions and results of a theory formulated within the framework of classical optics to explain optical coherence phenomena. A stochastic description of light is given. Coherence effects of the second and fourth order are also presented.

Descriptors :   (*LIGHT, OPTICS), (*OPTICS, LIGHT), LASERS, STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, LIGHT TRANSMISSION, QUANTUM THEORY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE