Abstract

It is shown that partially spectrally coherent pulses of light with controlled spectral coherence properties can be generated by temporal modulation of beams emitted by stationary light sources. A method for generation of spectrally Gaussian Schell-model-type pulses is presented.

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A. C. Schell, �??A technique for the determination of the radiation pattern of a partially coherent aperture,�?? IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. AP-15, 187�??188 (1967).
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J. Opt. Soc. Am. (1)

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A (1)

Opt. Commun. (7)

P. P äkkönen, J. Turunen, P. Vahimaa, A. T. Friberg, and F.Wyrowski, �??Partially coherent Gaussian pulses,�?? Opt. Commun. 204, 53�??58 (2002).
[CrossRef]

J. D. Farina, L. M. Narducci, and E. Collett, �??Generation of highly directional beams from a globally incoherent source,�?? Opt. Commun. 32, 203�??207 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Q. He, J. Turunen, and A. T. Friberg, �??Propagation and imaging experiments with Gaussian Schell-model sources,�?? Opt. Commun. 67, 245�??250 (1988).
[CrossRef]

J. T. Foley and M. S. Zubairy, �??The directionality of Gaussian Schell-model beams,�?? Opt. Commun. 26, 297�??300 (1976).
[CrossRef]

E. Wolf and E. Collett, �??Beams generated by Gaussian quasi-homogeneous sources,�?? Opt. Commun. 32, 27�??31 (1980).
[CrossRef]

F. Gori, �??Collett�??Wolf sources and multimode lasers,�?? Opt. Commun. 34, 301�??305 (1980).
[CrossRef]

A. T. Friberg and R. J. Sudol, �??Propagation parameters of Gaussian Schell-model beams,�?? Opt. Commun. 41, 383�??387 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Other (1)

L. Mandel and E. Wolf, Optical Coherence and Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1995), p. 59.

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