R. Castaneda and J. Garcia-Sucerquia, "Spatial coherence wavelets and radiometry," Opt. Commun. 248, 147-165 (2005).

O. Korotkova and E. Wolf, "Changes in the state of polarization of a random electromagnetic beam on propagation," Opt. Commun. 246, 35-43 (2005).

A. Luis, "Scalar Wigner function for vectorial fields and spatial-angular Stokes parameters," Opt. Commun. 246, 437-443 (2005). Scalar quantum Wigner functions with spin are used for alternatively representing the polarization properties of electromagnetic waves.

G. S. Agarwal, A. Dogariu, T. D. Visser, and E. Wolf, "Generation of complete coherence in Young's interference experiment with random mutually uncorrelated electromagnetic beam," Opt. Lett. 30, 120-122 (2005).

O. Korotkova and E. Wolf, "Generalized Stokes parameters of random electromagnetic beams," Opt. Lett. 30, 198-200 (2005).

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Simon, G. Piquero, R. Borghi, and G. Guattari, "Coherent-mode decomposition of partially polarized, partially coherent sources," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 20, 78-84 (2003).

J. Tervo, T. Setälä, and A. T. Friberg, "Degree of coherence for electromagnetic fields," Opt. Express 11, 1137-1143 (2003).

H. Roychowdhury and E. Wolf, "Determination of the electric cross-spectral density matrix of a random electromagnetic beam," Opt. Commun. 226, 57-60 (2003).

S. A. Ponomarenko and E. Wolf, "The spectral degree of coherence of fully spatially coherent electromagnetic field," Opt. Commun. 227, 73-74 (2003).

E. Wolf, "Unified theory of coherence and polarization of random electromagnetic beams," Phys. Lett. A 312, 263-267 (2003).

R. Castañeda and J. Garcia-Sucerquia, "Spatial coherence wavelets," J. Mod. Opt. 50, 1259-1275 (2003).

R. Castañeda and J. Garcia-Sucerquia, "Spatial coherence wavelets: mathematical properties and physical features," J. Mod. Opt. 50, 2741-2753 (2003).

R. Castañeda and J. Garcia-Sucerquia, "Classes of source pairs in interference and diffraction," Opt. Commun. 226, 45-55 (2003).

J. Garcia-Sucerquia, R. Castañeda, and F. F. Medina, "Fresnel-Fraunhofer diffraction and spatial coherence," Opt. Commun. 205, 239-245 (2002).

G. Gbur and D. F. V. James, "Unpolarized sources that generate highly polarized fields outside the source," J. Mod. Opt. 47, 1171-1177 (2000).

G. P. Agrawal and E. Wolf, "Propagation-induced polarization changes in partially coherent optical beams," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 17, 2019-2023 (2000).

R. Simon and N. Mukunda, "Optical phase space, Wigner representation, and invariant quality parameters," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 17, 2440-2463 (2000).

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and G. Piquero, "Use of the van Cittert-Zernike theorem for partially polarized sources," Opt. Lett. 25, 1291-1293 (2000).

G. Arfken, Mathematical Methods for Physicists, 2nd ed. (Academic, 1970).

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Simon, G. Piquero, R. Borghi, and G. Guattari, "Coherent-mode decomposition of partially polarized, partially coherent sources," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 20, 78-84 (2003).

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and G. Piquero, "Use of the van Cittert-Zernike theorem for partially polarized sources," Opt. Lett. 25, 1291-1293 (2000).

M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics, 6th ed. (Pergamon, 1993).

R. Castaneda and J. Garcia-Sucerquia, "Spatial coherence wavelets and radiometry," Opt. Commun. 248, 147-165 (2005).

R. Castañeda, "Partially coherent imaging and spatial coherence wavelets," Opt. Commun. 230, 7-18 (2004).

R. Castañeda and J. Garcia-Sucerquia, "Spatial coherence wavelets: mathematical properties and physical features," J. Mod. Opt. 50, 2741-2753 (2003).

R. Castañeda and J. Garcia-Sucerquia, "Classes of source pairs in interference and diffraction," Opt. Commun. 226, 45-55 (2003).

R. Castañeda and J. Garcia-Sucerquia, "Spatial coherence wavelets," J. Mod. Opt. 50, 1259-1275 (2003).

J. Garcia-Sucerquia, R. Castañeda, and F. F. Medina, "Fresnel-Fraunhofer diffraction and spatial coherence," Opt. Commun. 205, 239-245 (2002).

G. S. Agarwal, A. Dogariu, T. D. Visser, and E. Wolf, "Generation of complete coherence in Young's interference experiment with random mutually uncorrelated electromagnetic beam," Opt. Lett. 30, 120-122 (2005).

M. Mujat, A. Dogariu, and E. Wolf, "A law of interference of electromagnetic beams of any state of coherence and polarization and the Fresnel-Arago interference laws," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 21, 2414-2417 (2004).

D. Dragoman, "The Wigner distribution function in optics and optoelectronics," in Progress in Optics, E.Wolf, ed. (Elsevier, 1997), Vol. 37, pp. 1-56.

R. Castaneda and J. Garcia-Sucerquia, "Spatial coherence wavelets and radiometry," Opt. Commun. 248, 147-165 (2005).

R. Castañeda and J. Garcia-Sucerquia, "Classes of source pairs in interference and diffraction," Opt. Commun. 226, 45-55 (2003).

R. Castañeda and J. Garcia-Sucerquia, "Spatial coherence wavelets," J. Mod. Opt. 50, 1259-1275 (2003).

R. Castañeda and J. Garcia-Sucerquia, "Spatial coherence wavelets: mathematical properties and physical features," J. Mod. Opt. 50, 2741-2753 (2003).

J. Garcia-Sucerquia, R. Castañeda, and F. F. Medina, "Fresnel-Fraunhofer diffraction and spatial coherence," Opt. Commun. 205, 239-245 (2002).

G. Gbur and D. F. V. James, "Unpolarized sources that generate highly polarized fields outside the source," J. Mod. Opt. 47, 1171-1177 (2000).

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Simon, G. Piquero, R. Borghi, and G. Guattari, "Coherent-mode decomposition of partially polarized, partially coherent sources," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 20, 78-84 (2003).

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and G. Piquero, "Use of the van Cittert-Zernike theorem for partially polarized sources," Opt. Lett. 25, 1291-1293 (2000).

F. Gori, "Matrix treatment for partially polarized, partially coherent beams," Opt. Lett. 23, 241-243 (1998).

G. Gbur and D. F. V. James, "Unpolarized sources that generate highly polarized fields outside the source," J. Mod. Opt. 47, 1171-1177 (2000).

A. Luis, "Scalar Wigner function for vectorial fields and spatial-angular Stokes parameters," Opt. Commun. 246, 437-443 (2005). Scalar quantum Wigner functions with spin are used for alternatively representing the polarization properties of electromagnetic waves.

L. Mandel and E. Wolf, Optical Coherence and Quantum Optics (Cambridge U. Press, 1995). A complete presentation of the subject is shown in Chap. 6, with all the corresponding references. Some applications are also analyzed in the subsequent chapters.

J. Garcia-Sucerquia, R. Castañeda, and F. F. Medina, "Fresnel-Fraunhofer diffraction and spatial coherence," Opt. Commun. 205, 239-245 (2002).

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Simon, G. Piquero, R. Borghi, and G. Guattari, "Coherent-mode decomposition of partially polarized, partially coherent sources," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 20, 78-84 (2003).

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and G. Piquero, "Use of the van Cittert-Zernike theorem for partially polarized sources," Opt. Lett. 25, 1291-1293 (2000).

S. A. Ponomarenko and E. Wolf, "The spectral degree of coherence of fully spatially coherent electromagnetic field," Opt. Commun. 227, 73-74 (2003).

H. Roychowdhury and E. Wolf, "Determination of the electric cross-spectral density matrix of a random electromagnetic beam," Opt. Commun. 226, 57-60 (2003).

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Simon, G. Piquero, R. Borghi, and G. Guattari, "Coherent-mode decomposition of partially polarized, partially coherent sources," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 20, 78-84 (2003).

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and G. Piquero, "Use of the van Cittert-Zernike theorem for partially polarized sources," Opt. Lett. 25, 1291-1293 (2000).

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Simon, G. Piquero, R. Borghi, and G. Guattari, "Coherent-mode decomposition of partially polarized, partially coherent sources," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 20, 78-84 (2003).

R. Simon and N. Mukunda, "Optical phase space, Wigner representation, and invariant quality parameters," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 17, 2440-2463 (2000).

G. S. Agarwal, A. Dogariu, T. D. Visser, and E. Wolf, "Generation of complete coherence in Young's interference experiment with random mutually uncorrelated electromagnetic beam," Opt. Lett. 30, 120-122 (2005).

O. Korotkova and E. Wolf, "Changes in the state of polarization of a random electromagnetic beam on propagation," Opt. Commun. 246, 35-43 (2005).

O. Korotkova and E. Wolf, "Generalized Stokes parameters of random electromagnetic beams," Opt. Lett. 30, 198-200 (2005).

M. Mujat, A. Dogariu, and E. Wolf, "A law of interference of electromagnetic beams of any state of coherence and polarization and the Fresnel-Arago interference laws," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 21, 2414-2417 (2004).

S. A. Ponomarenko and E. Wolf, "The spectral degree of coherence of fully spatially coherent electromagnetic field," Opt. Commun. 227, 73-74 (2003).

E. Wolf, "Unified theory of coherence and polarization of random electromagnetic beams," Phys. Lett. A 312, 263-267 (2003).

H. Roychowdhury and E. Wolf, "Determination of the electric cross-spectral density matrix of a random electromagnetic beam," Opt. Commun. 226, 57-60 (2003).

G. P. Agrawal and E. Wolf, "Propagation-induced polarization changes in partially coherent optical beams," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 17, 2019-2023 (2000).

L. Mandel and E. Wolf, Optical Coherence and Quantum Optics (Cambridge U. Press, 1995). A complete presentation of the subject is shown in Chap. 6, with all the corresponding references. Some applications are also analyzed in the subsequent chapters.

M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics, 6th ed. (Pergamon, 1993).

R. Castañeda and J. Garcia-Sucerquia, "Spatial coherence wavelets," J. Mod. Opt. 50, 1259-1275 (2003).

R. Castañeda and J. Garcia-Sucerquia, "Spatial coherence wavelets: mathematical properties and physical features," J. Mod. Opt. 50, 2741-2753 (2003).

G. Gbur and D. F. V. James, "Unpolarized sources that generate highly polarized fields outside the source," J. Mod. Opt. 47, 1171-1177 (2000).

G. P. Agrawal and E. Wolf, "Propagation-induced polarization changes in partially coherent optical beams," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 17, 2019-2023 (2000).

R. Simon and N. Mukunda, "Optical phase space, Wigner representation, and invariant quality parameters," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 17, 2440-2463 (2000).

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Simon, G. Piquero, R. Borghi, and G. Guattari, "Coherent-mode decomposition of partially polarized, partially coherent sources," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 20, 78-84 (2003).

M. Mujat, A. Dogariu, and E. Wolf, "A law of interference of electromagnetic beams of any state of coherence and polarization and the Fresnel-Arago interference laws," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 21, 2414-2417 (2004).

A. Luis, "Scalar Wigner function for vectorial fields and spatial-angular Stokes parameters," Opt. Commun. 246, 437-443 (2005). Scalar quantum Wigner functions with spin are used for alternatively representing the polarization properties of electromagnetic waves.

J. Garcia-Sucerquia, R. Castañeda, and F. F. Medina, "Fresnel-Fraunhofer diffraction and spatial coherence," Opt. Commun. 205, 239-245 (2002).

H. Roychowdhury and E. Wolf, "Determination of the electric cross-spectral density matrix of a random electromagnetic beam," Opt. Commun. 226, 57-60 (2003).

S. A. Ponomarenko and E. Wolf, "The spectral degree of coherence of fully spatially coherent electromagnetic field," Opt. Commun. 227, 73-74 (2003).

O. Korotkova and E. Wolf, "Changes in the state of polarization of a random electromagnetic beam on propagation," Opt. Commun. 246, 35-43 (2005).

R. Castañeda and J. Garcia-Sucerquia, "Classes of source pairs in interference and diffraction," Opt. Commun. 226, 45-55 (2003).

R. Castañeda, "Partially coherent imaging and spatial coherence wavelets," Opt. Commun. 230, 7-18 (2004).

R. Castaneda and J. Garcia-Sucerquia, "Spatial coherence wavelets and radiometry," Opt. Commun. 248, 147-165 (2005).

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and G. Piquero, "Use of the van Cittert-Zernike theorem for partially polarized sources," Opt. Lett. 25, 1291-1293 (2000).

F. Gori, "Matrix treatment for partially polarized, partially coherent beams," Opt. Lett. 23, 241-243 (1998).

G. S. Agarwal, A. Dogariu, T. D. Visser, and E. Wolf, "Generation of complete coherence in Young's interference experiment with random mutually uncorrelated electromagnetic beam," Opt. Lett. 30, 120-122 (2005).

O. Korotkova and E. Wolf, "Generalized Stokes parameters of random electromagnetic beams," Opt. Lett. 30, 198-200 (2005).

E. Wolf, "Unified theory of coherence and polarization of random electromagnetic beams," Phys. Lett. A 312, 263-267 (2003).

G. Arfken, Mathematical Methods for Physicists, 2nd ed. (Academic, 1970).

D. Dragoman, "The Wigner distribution function in optics and optoelectronics," in Progress in Optics, E.Wolf, ed. (Elsevier, 1997), Vol. 37, pp. 1-56.

M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics, 6th ed. (Pergamon, 1993).

L. Mandel and E. Wolf, Optical Coherence and Quantum Optics (Cambridge U. Press, 1995). A complete presentation of the subject is shown in Chap. 6, with all the corresponding references. Some applications are also analyzed in the subsequent chapters.