Abstract

Analytical formula is derived for the propagation factor (known asM2-factor) of a stochastic electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model (EGSM) beam in free space and in turbulent atmosphere. In free space, the M2-factor of an EGSM beam is mainly determined by its initial degree of polarization, r.m.s. widths of the spectral densities and correlation coefficients, and its value remains invariant on propagation. In turbulent atmosphere, the M2-factor of an EGSM beam is also determined by the parameters of the turbulent atmosphere, and its value increases on propagation. The relative M2-factor of an EGSM beam with lower correlation factors, larger r.m.s. widths of the spectral densities and longer wavelength is less affected by the atmospheric turbulence. Under suitable conditions, an EGSM beam is less affected by the atmospheric turbulence than a scalar GSM beam (i.e. fully polarized GSM beam). Our results will be useful in long-distance free-space optical communications.

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S. Zhu and Y. Cai, “Spectral shift of a twisted electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beam focused by a thin lens,” Appl. Phys. B 99(1-2), 317–323 (2010).
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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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2008 (9)

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and V. Ramírez-Sánchez, “Realizability condition for electromagnetic Schell-model sources,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 25(5), 1016–1021 (2008).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Yao, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and O. Korotkova, “Evolution of the degree of polarization of an electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beam in a Gaussian cavity,” Opt. Lett. 33(19), 2266–2268 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

O. Korotkova, M. Yao, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “The state of polarization of a stochastic electromagnetic beam in an optical resonator,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 25(11), 2710–2720 (2008).
[CrossRef]

B. Kanseri and H. C. Kandpal, “Experimental determination of electric cross-spectral density matrix and generalized Stokes parameters for a laser beam,” Opt. Lett. 33(20), 2410–2412 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Alavinejad, B. Ghafary, and F. D. Kashani, “Analysis of the propagation of flat-topped beam with various beam orders through turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Lasers Eng. 46(1), 1–5 (2008).
[CrossRef]

O. Korotkova, “Scintillation index of a stochastic electromagnetic beam propagating in random media,” Opt. Commun. 281(9), 2342–2348 (2008).

2007 (7)

Z. Chen and J. Pu, “Propagation characteristics of aberrant stochastic electromagnetic beams in a turbulent atmosphere,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 9(12), 1123–1130 (2007).
[CrossRef]

H. Wang, X. Wang, A. Zeng, and W. Lu, “Changes in the coherence of quasi-monochromatic electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beams propagating through turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Commun. 276(2), 218–221 (2007).
[CrossRef]

H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and Y. Cai, “Degree of polarization for partially coherent general beams in turbulent atmosphere,” Appl. Phys. B 89(1), 91–97 (2007).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

H. Wang, X. Wang, A. Zeng, and K. Yang, “Effects of coherence on anisotropic electromagnetic Gaussian-Schell model beams on propagation,” Opt. Lett. 32(15), 2215–2217 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. Cai, Y. Chen, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Scintillation index of elliptical Gaussian beam in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Lett. 32(16), 2405–2407 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2006 (4)

2005 (4)

H. Roychowdhury, S. A. Ponomarenko, and E. Wolf, “Change in the polarization of partially coherent electromagnetic beams propagating through the turbulent atmosphere,” J. Mod. Opt. 52(11), 1611–1618 (2005).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

D. Ge, Y. Cai, and Q. Lin, “Propagation of partially polarized Gaussian Schell-model beams through aligned and misaligned optical systems,” Chin. Phys. 14(1), 128–132 (2005).
[CrossRef]

2004 (3)

2003 (2)

Y. Cai, D. Ge, and Q. Lin, “Fractional Fourier transform for partially coherent and partially polarized Gaussian Schell-model beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 5(5), 453–459 (2003).
[CrossRef]

E. Wolf, “Unified theory of coherence and polarization of random electromagnetic beams,” Phys. Lett. A 312(5-6), 263–267 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2002 (3)

2001 (1)

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, G. Piquero, R. Borghi, A. Mondello, and R. Simon, “Partially polarized Gaussian schell-model beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 3(1), 1–9 (2001).
[CrossRef]

2000 (1)

1999 (1)

1998 (1)

1994 (1)

1993 (1)

1982 (1)

A. T. Friberg and R. J. Sudol, “Propagation parameters of Gaussian Schell-model beams,” Opt. Commun. 41(6), 383–387 (1982).
[CrossRef]

1980 (1)

F. Gori, “Collet-Wolf sources and multimode lasers,” Opt. Commun. 34(3), 301–305 (1980).
[CrossRef]

1978 (1)

E. Wolf and E. Collett, “Partially coherent sources which produce same far-field intensity distribution as a laser,”Opt. Commun . 25(3), 293–296 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Agrawal, G. P.

Alavinejad, M.

M. Alavinejad, B. Ghafary, and F. D. Kashani, “Analysis of the propagation of flat-topped beam with various beam orders through turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Lasers Eng. 46(1), 1–5 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Arpali, C.

Baykal, Y.

Y. Yuan, Y. Cai, J. Qu, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Average intensity and spreading of an elegant Hermite-Gaussian beam in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 17(13), 11130–11139 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Z. Tong, O. Korotkova, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboglu, and Y. Baykal, “Correlation properties of random electromagnetic beams in laser resonators,” Appl. Phys. B 97(4), 849–857 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Y. Yuan, Y. Cai, J. Qu, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and O. Korotkova, “M2-factor of coherent and partially coherent dark hollow beams propagating in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 17(20), 17344–17356 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. Cai, Q. Lin, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Average irradiance and polarization properties of a radially or azimuthally polarized beam in a turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 16(11), 7665–7673 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. Cai, O. Korotkova, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Active laser radar systems with stochastic electromagnetic beams in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 16(20), 15834–15846 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

O. Korotkova, M. Yao, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “The state of polarization of a stochastic electromagnetic beam in an optical resonator,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 25(11), 2710–2720 (2008).
[CrossRef]

M. Yao, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and O. Korotkova, “Evolution of the degree of polarization of an electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beam in a Gaussian cavity,” Opt. Lett. 33(19), 2266–2268 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and Y. Cai, “Degree of polarization for partially coherent general beams in turbulent atmosphere,” Appl. Phys. B 89(1), 91–97 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Y. Cai, Y. Chen, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Scintillation index of elliptical Gaussian beam in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Lett. 32(16), 2405–2407 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. T. Eyyuboğlu and Y. Baykal, “Analysis of reciprocity of cos-Gaussian and cosh- Gaussian laser beams in a turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 12(20), 4659–4674 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Baykal, Y. K.

Borghi, R.

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and V. Ramírez-Sánchez, “Realizability condition for electromagnetic Schell-model sources,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 25(5), 1016–1021 (2008).
[CrossRef]

G. Piquero, F. Gori, P. Romanini, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and A. Mondello, “Synthesis of partially polarized Gaussian Schell-model sources,” Opt. Commun. 208(1-3), 9–16 (2002).
[CrossRef]

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, G. Piquero, R. Borghi, A. Mondello, and R. Simon, “Partially polarized Gaussian schell-model beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 3(1), 1–9 (2001).
[CrossRef]

M. Santarsiero, F. Gori, R. Borghi, G. Cincotti, and P. Vahimaa, “Spreading properties of beams radiated by partially coherent Schell-model sources,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16(1), 106–112 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Cai, Y.

S. Zhu and Y. Cai, “Spectral shift of a twisted electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beam focused by a thin lens,” Appl. Phys. B 99(1-2), 317–323 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Y. Yuan, Y. Cai, J. Qu, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Average intensity and spreading of an elegant Hermite-Gaussian beam in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 17(13), 11130–11139 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. Cai and O. Korotkova, “Twist phase-induced polarization changes in electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beams,” Appl. Phys. B 96(2-3), 499–507 (2009).
[CrossRef]

O. Korotkova, Y. Cai, and E. Watson, “Stochastic electromagnetic beams for radar systems operating through turbulent atmosphere,” Appl. Phys. B 94(4), 681–690 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Y. Yuan, Y. Cai, J. Qu, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and O. Korotkova, “M2-factor of coherent and partially coherent dark hollow beams propagating in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 17(20), 17344–17356 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

C. Zhao, Y. Cai, and O. Korotkova, “Radiation force of scalar and electromagnetic twisted Gaussian Schell-model beams,” Opt. Express 17(24), 21472–21487 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Z. Tong, O. Korotkova, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboglu, and Y. Baykal, “Correlation properties of random electromagnetic beams in laser resonators,” Appl. Phys. B 97(4), 849–857 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Y. Cai, O. Korotkova, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Active laser radar systems with stochastic electromagnetic beams in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 16(20), 15834–15846 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. Cai, Q. Lin, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Average irradiance and polarization properties of a radially or azimuthally polarized beam in a turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 16(11), 7665–7673 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Yao, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and O. Korotkova, “Evolution of the degree of polarization of an electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beam in a Gaussian cavity,” Opt. Lett. 33(19), 2266–2268 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

O. Korotkova, M. Yao, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “The state of polarization of a stochastic electromagnetic beam in an optical resonator,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 25(11), 2710–2720 (2008).
[CrossRef]

H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and Y. Cai, “Degree of polarization for partially coherent general beams in turbulent atmosphere,” Appl. Phys. B 89(1), 91–97 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Y. Cai, Y. Chen, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Scintillation index of elliptical Gaussian beam in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Lett. 32(16), 2405–2407 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

F. Wang and Y. Cai, “Experimental observation of fractional Fourier transform for a partially coherent optical beam with Gaussian statistics,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24(7), 1937–1944 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Y. Cai and S. He, “Average intensity and spreading of an elliptical gaussian beam propagating in a turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Lett. 31(5), 568–570 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. Cai and S. He, “Propagation of a partially coherent twisted anisotropic Gaussian Schell-model beam in a turbulent atmosphere,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89(4), 041117 (2006).
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Y. Cai and S. He, “Propagation of various dark hollow beams in a turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 14(4), 1353–1367 (2006).
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D. Ge, Y. Cai, and Q. Lin, “Propagation of partially polarized Gaussian Schell-model beams through aligned and misaligned optical systems,” Chin. Phys. 14(1), 128–132 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Y. Cai, D. Ge, and Q. Lin, “Fractional Fourier transform for partially coherent and partially polarized Gaussian Schell-model beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 5(5), 453–459 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Chen, Y.

Chen, Z.

Z. Chen and J. Pu, “Propagation characteristics of aberrant stochastic electromagnetic beams in a turbulent atmosphere,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 9(12), 1123–1130 (2007).
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Chu, X.

Cincotti, G.

Collett, E.

E. Wolf and E. Collett, “Partially coherent sources which produce same far-field intensity distribution as a laser,”Opt. Commun . 25(3), 293–296 (1978).
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Dan, Y.

Davidson, F. M.

Dogariu, A.

O. Korotkova, M. Salem, A. Dogariu, and E. Wolf, “Changes in the polarization ellipse of random electromagnetic beams propagating through the turbulent atmosphere,” Waves Random Complex Media 15(3), 353–364 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Eyyuboglu, H. T.

Y. Yuan, Y. Cai, J. Qu, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and O. Korotkova, “M2-factor of coherent and partially coherent dark hollow beams propagating in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 17(20), 17344–17356 (2009).
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Z. Tong, O. Korotkova, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboglu, and Y. Baykal, “Correlation properties of random electromagnetic beams in laser resonators,” Appl. Phys. B 97(4), 849–857 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Y. Yuan, Y. Cai, J. Qu, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Average intensity and spreading of an elegant Hermite-Gaussian beam in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 17(13), 11130–11139 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

O. Korotkova, M. Yao, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “The state of polarization of a stochastic electromagnetic beam in an optical resonator,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 25(11), 2710–2720 (2008).
[CrossRef]

M. Yao, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and O. Korotkova, “Evolution of the degree of polarization of an electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beam in a Gaussian cavity,” Opt. Lett. 33(19), 2266–2268 (2008).
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Y. Cai, O. Korotkova, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Active laser radar systems with stochastic electromagnetic beams in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 16(20), 15834–15846 (2008).
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Y. Cai, Q. Lin, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Average irradiance and polarization properties of a radially or azimuthally polarized beam in a turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 16(11), 7665–7673 (2008).
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Y. Cai, Y. Chen, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Scintillation index of elliptical Gaussian beam in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Lett. 32(16), 2405–2407 (2007).
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H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and Y. Cai, “Degree of polarization for partially coherent general beams in turbulent atmosphere,” Appl. Phys. B 89(1), 91–97 (2007).
[CrossRef]

H. T. Eyyuboğlu, C. Arpali, and Y. K. Baykal, “Flat topped beams and their characteristics in turbulent media,” Opt. Express 14(10), 4196–4207 (2006).
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H. T. Eyyuboğlu and Y. Baykal, “Analysis of reciprocity of cos-Gaussian and cosh- Gaussian laser beams in a turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 12(20), 4659–4674 (2004).
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Friberg, A. T.

A. T. Friberg and R. J. Sudol, “Propagation parameters of Gaussian Schell-model beams,” Opt. Commun. 41(6), 383–387 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Ge, D.

D. Ge, Y. Cai, and Q. Lin, “Propagation of partially polarized Gaussian Schell-model beams through aligned and misaligned optical systems,” Chin. Phys. 14(1), 128–132 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Y. Cai, D. Ge, and Q. Lin, “Fractional Fourier transform for partially coherent and partially polarized Gaussian Schell-model beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 5(5), 453–459 (2003).
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M. Alavinejad, B. Ghafary, and F. D. Kashani, “Analysis of the propagation of flat-topped beam with various beam orders through turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Lasers Eng. 46(1), 1–5 (2008).
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Gori, F.

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and V. Ramírez-Sánchez, “Realizability condition for electromagnetic Schell-model sources,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 25(5), 1016–1021 (2008).
[CrossRef]

G. Piquero, F. Gori, P. Romanini, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and A. Mondello, “Synthesis of partially polarized Gaussian Schell-model sources,” Opt. Commun. 208(1-3), 9–16 (2002).
[CrossRef]

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, G. Piquero, R. Borghi, A. Mondello, and R. Simon, “Partially polarized Gaussian schell-model beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 3(1), 1–9 (2001).
[CrossRef]

M. Santarsiero, F. Gori, R. Borghi, G. Cincotti, and P. Vahimaa, “Spreading properties of beams radiated by partially coherent Schell-model sources,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16(1), 106–112 (1999).
[CrossRef]

F. Gori, “Matrix treatment for partially polarized, partially coherent beams,” Opt. Lett. 23(4), 241–243 (1998).
[CrossRef]

F. Gori, “Collet-Wolf sources and multimode lasers,” Opt. Commun. 34(3), 301–305 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Gutiérrez-Vega, J. C.

He, S.

James, D. F. V.

Ji, X.

X. Ji, T. Zhang, and X. Jia, “Beam propagation factor of partially coherent Hermite–Gaussian array beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 11(10), 105705 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Jia, X.

X. Ji, T. Zhang, and X. Jia, “Beam propagation factor of partially coherent Hermite–Gaussian array beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 11(10), 105705 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Kandpal, H. C.

Kanseri, B.

Kashani, F. D.

M. Alavinejad, B. Ghafary, and F. D. Kashani, “Analysis of the propagation of flat-topped beam with various beam orders through turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Lasers Eng. 46(1), 1–5 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Korotkova, O.

O. Korotkova, Y. Cai, and E. Watson, “Stochastic electromagnetic beams for radar systems operating through turbulent atmosphere,” Appl. Phys. B 94(4), 681–690 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Y. Cai and O. Korotkova, “Twist phase-induced polarization changes in electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beams,” Appl. Phys. B 96(2-3), 499–507 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Z. Tong, O. Korotkova, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboglu, and Y. Baykal, “Correlation properties of random electromagnetic beams in laser resonators,” Appl. Phys. B 97(4), 849–857 (2009).
[CrossRef]

C. Zhao, Y. Cai, and O. Korotkova, “Radiation force of scalar and electromagnetic twisted Gaussian Schell-model beams,” Opt. Express 17(24), 21472–21487 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. Yuan, Y. Cai, J. Qu, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and O. Korotkova, “M2-factor of coherent and partially coherent dark hollow beams propagating in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 17(20), 17344–17356 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. Cai, O. Korotkova, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Active laser radar systems with stochastic electromagnetic beams in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 16(20), 15834–15846 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

O. Korotkova, M. Yao, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “The state of polarization of a stochastic electromagnetic beam in an optical resonator,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 25(11), 2710–2720 (2008).
[CrossRef]

O. Korotkova, “Scintillation index of a stochastic electromagnetic beam propagating in random media,” Opt. Commun. 281(9), 2342–2348 (2008).

M. Yao, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and O. Korotkova, “Evolution of the degree of polarization of an electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beam in a Gaussian cavity,” Opt. Lett. 33(19), 2266–2268 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

T. Shirai, O. Korotkova, and E. Wolf, “A method of generating electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 7(5), 232–237 (2005).
[CrossRef]

O. Korotkova, M. Salem, A. Dogariu, and E. Wolf, “Changes in the polarization ellipse of random electromagnetic beams propagating through the turbulent atmosphere,” Waves Random Complex Media 15(3), 353–364 (2005).
[CrossRef]

O. Korotkova, M. Salem, and E. Wolf, “The far-zone behavior of the degree of polarization of electromagnetic beams propagating through atmospheric turbulence,” Opt. Commun. 233(4-6), 225–230 (2004).
[CrossRef]

O. Korotkova, M. Salem, and E. Wolf, “Beam conditions for radiation generated by an electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model source,” Opt. Lett. 29(11), 1173–1175 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Li, Q.

Lin, H.

H. Lin and J. Pu, “Propagation properties of partially coherent radially polarized beam in a turbulent atmosphere,” J. Mod. Opt. 56(11), 1296–1303 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Lin, Q.

Y. Cai, Q. Lin, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, and Y. Baykal, “Average irradiance and polarization properties of a radially or azimuthally polarized beam in a turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 16(11), 7665–7673 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. Ge, Y. Cai, and Q. Lin, “Propagation of partially polarized Gaussian Schell-model beams through aligned and misaligned optical systems,” Chin. Phys. 14(1), 128–132 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Y. Cai, D. Ge, and Q. Lin, “Fractional Fourier transform for partially coherent and partially polarized Gaussian Schell-model beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 5(5), 453–459 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Lu, W.

H. Wang, X. Wang, A. Zeng, and W. Lu, “Changes in the coherence of quasi-monochromatic electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beams propagating through turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Commun. 276(2), 218–221 (2007).
[CrossRef]

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Mejias, P. M.

Mondello, A.

G. Piquero, F. Gori, P. Romanini, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and A. Mondello, “Synthesis of partially polarized Gaussian Schell-model sources,” Opt. Commun. 208(1-3), 9–16 (2002).
[CrossRef]

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, G. Piquero, R. Borghi, A. Mondello, and R. Simon, “Partially polarized Gaussian schell-model beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 3(1), 1–9 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Noriega-Manez, R. J.

Piquero, G.

G. Piquero, F. Gori, P. Romanini, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and A. Mondello, “Synthesis of partially polarized Gaussian Schell-model sources,” Opt. Commun. 208(1-3), 9–16 (2002).
[CrossRef]

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, G. Piquero, R. Borghi, A. Mondello, and R. Simon, “Partially polarized Gaussian schell-model beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 3(1), 1–9 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Ponomarenko, S. A.

H. Roychowdhury, S. A. Ponomarenko, and E. Wolf, “Change in the polarization of partially coherent electromagnetic beams propagating through the turbulent atmosphere,” J. Mod. Opt. 52(11), 1611–1618 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Pu, J.

H. Lin and J. Pu, “Propagation properties of partially coherent radially polarized beam in a turbulent atmosphere,” J. Mod. Opt. 56(11), 1296–1303 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Z. Chen and J. Pu, “Propagation characteristics of aberrant stochastic electromagnetic beams in a turbulent atmosphere,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 9(12), 1123–1130 (2007).
[CrossRef]

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Ramírez-Sánchez, V.

Ricklin, J. C.

Romanini, P.

G. Piquero, F. Gori, P. Romanini, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and A. Mondello, “Synthesis of partially polarized Gaussian Schell-model sources,” Opt. Commun. 208(1-3), 9–16 (2002).
[CrossRef]

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H. Roychowdhury, S. A. Ponomarenko, and E. Wolf, “Change in the polarization of partially coherent electromagnetic beams propagating through the turbulent atmosphere,” J. Mod. Opt. 52(11), 1611–1618 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Salem, M.

O. Korotkova, M. Salem, A. Dogariu, and E. Wolf, “Changes in the polarization ellipse of random electromagnetic beams propagating through the turbulent atmosphere,” Waves Random Complex Media 15(3), 353–364 (2005).
[CrossRef]

O. Korotkova, M. Salem, and E. Wolf, “The far-zone behavior of the degree of polarization of electromagnetic beams propagating through atmospheric turbulence,” Opt. Commun. 233(4-6), 225–230 (2004).
[CrossRef]

O. Korotkova, M. Salem, and E. Wolf, “Beam conditions for radiation generated by an electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model source,” Opt. Lett. 29(11), 1173–1175 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Santarsiero, M.

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and V. Ramírez-Sánchez, “Realizability condition for electromagnetic Schell-model sources,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 25(5), 1016–1021 (2008).
[CrossRef]

G. Piquero, F. Gori, P. Romanini, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and A. Mondello, “Synthesis of partially polarized Gaussian Schell-model sources,” Opt. Commun. 208(1-3), 9–16 (2002).
[CrossRef]

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, G. Piquero, R. Borghi, A. Mondello, and R. Simon, “Partially polarized Gaussian schell-model beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 3(1), 1–9 (2001).
[CrossRef]

M. Santarsiero, F. Gori, R. Borghi, G. Cincotti, and P. Vahimaa, “Spreading properties of beams radiated by partially coherent Schell-model sources,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16(1), 106–112 (1999).
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Shirai, T.

T. Shirai, O. Korotkova, and E. Wolf, “A method of generating electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 7(5), 232–237 (2005).
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Simon, R.

F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, G. Piquero, R. Borghi, A. Mondello, and R. Simon, “Partially polarized Gaussian schell-model beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 3(1), 1–9 (2001).
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A. T. Friberg and R. J. Sudol, “Propagation parameters of Gaussian Schell-model beams,” Opt. Commun. 41(6), 383–387 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Tong, Z.

Z. Tong, O. Korotkova, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboglu, and Y. Baykal, “Correlation properties of random electromagnetic beams in laser resonators,” Appl. Phys. B 97(4), 849–857 (2009).
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Wang, F.

Wang, H.

H. Wang, X. Wang, A. Zeng, and K. Yang, “Effects of coherence on anisotropic electromagnetic Gaussian-Schell model beams on propagation,” Opt. Lett. 32(15), 2215–2217 (2007).
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H. Wang, X. Wang, A. Zeng, and W. Lu, “Changes in the coherence of quasi-monochromatic electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beams propagating through turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Commun. 276(2), 218–221 (2007).
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Wang, X.

H. Wang, X. Wang, A. Zeng, and W. Lu, “Changes in the coherence of quasi-monochromatic electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beams propagating through turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Commun. 276(2), 218–221 (2007).
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H. Wang, X. Wang, A. Zeng, and K. Yang, “Effects of coherence on anisotropic electromagnetic Gaussian-Schell model beams on propagation,” Opt. Lett. 32(15), 2215–2217 (2007).
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Watson, E.

O. Korotkova, Y. Cai, and E. Watson, “Stochastic electromagnetic beams for radar systems operating through turbulent atmosphere,” Appl. Phys. B 94(4), 681–690 (2009).
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Wolf, E.

H. Roychowdhury, S. A. Ponomarenko, and E. Wolf, “Change in the polarization of partially coherent electromagnetic beams propagating through the turbulent atmosphere,” J. Mod. Opt. 52(11), 1611–1618 (2005).
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T. Shirai, O. Korotkova, and E. Wolf, “A method of generating electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 7(5), 232–237 (2005).
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O. Korotkova, M. Salem, A. Dogariu, and E. Wolf, “Changes in the polarization ellipse of random electromagnetic beams propagating through the turbulent atmosphere,” Waves Random Complex Media 15(3), 353–364 (2005).
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O. Korotkova, M. Salem, and E. Wolf, “The far-zone behavior of the degree of polarization of electromagnetic beams propagating through atmospheric turbulence,” Opt. Commun. 233(4-6), 225–230 (2004).
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O. Korotkova, M. Salem, and E. Wolf, “Beam conditions for radiation generated by an electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model source,” Opt. Lett. 29(11), 1173–1175 (2004).
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Yao, M.

Yuan, Y.

Zeng, A.

H. Wang, X. Wang, A. Zeng, and W. Lu, “Changes in the coherence of quasi-monochromatic electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beams propagating through turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Commun. 276(2), 218–221 (2007).
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H. Wang, X. Wang, A. Zeng, and K. Yang, “Effects of coherence on anisotropic electromagnetic Gaussian-Schell model beams on propagation,” Opt. Lett. 32(15), 2215–2217 (2007).
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Zhang, T.

X. Ji, T. Zhang, and X. Jia, “Beam propagation factor of partially coherent Hermite–Gaussian array beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 11(10), 105705 (2009).
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G. Zhou, “Generalzied M2 factors of truncated partially coherent Lorentz and Lorentz-Gauss beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 12(1), 015701 (2010).

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Z. Tong, O. Korotkova, Y. Cai, H. T. Eyyuboglu, and Y. Baykal, “Correlation properties of random electromagnetic beams in laser resonators,” Appl. Phys. B 97(4), 849–857 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Y. Cai and O. Korotkova, “Twist phase-induced polarization changes in electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beams,” Appl. Phys. B 96(2-3), 499–507 (2009).
[CrossRef]

H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and Y. Cai, “Degree of polarization for partially coherent general beams in turbulent atmosphere,” Appl. Phys. B 89(1), 91–97 (2007).
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O. Korotkova, Y. Cai, and E. Watson, “Stochastic electromagnetic beams for radar systems operating through turbulent atmosphere,” Appl. Phys. B 94(4), 681–690 (2009).
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D. Ge, Y. Cai, and Q. Lin, “Propagation of partially polarized Gaussian Schell-model beams through aligned and misaligned optical systems,” Chin. Phys. 14(1), 128–132 (2005).
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H. Roychowdhury, S. A. Ponomarenko, and E. Wolf, “Change in the polarization of partially coherent electromagnetic beams propagating through the turbulent atmosphere,” J. Mod. Opt. 52(11), 1611–1618 (2005).
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J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. (6)

X. Ji, T. Zhang, and X. Jia, “Beam propagation factor of partially coherent Hermite–Gaussian array beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 11(10), 105705 (2009).
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G. Zhou, “Generalzied M2 factors of truncated partially coherent Lorentz and Lorentz-Gauss beams,” J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 12(1), 015701 (2010).

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Opt. Commun (1)

E. Wolf and E. Collett, “Partially coherent sources which produce same far-field intensity distribution as a laser,”Opt. Commun . 25(3), 293–296 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Commun. (6)

F. Gori, “Collet-Wolf sources and multimode lasers,” Opt. Commun. 34(3), 301–305 (1980).
[CrossRef]

A. T. Friberg and R. J. Sudol, “Propagation parameters of Gaussian Schell-model beams,” Opt. Commun. 41(6), 383–387 (1982).
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G. Piquero, F. Gori, P. Romanini, M. Santarsiero, R. Borghi, and A. Mondello, “Synthesis of partially polarized Gaussian Schell-model sources,” Opt. Commun. 208(1-3), 9–16 (2002).
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H. Wang, X. Wang, A. Zeng, and W. Lu, “Changes in the coherence of quasi-monochromatic electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beams propagating through turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Commun. 276(2), 218–221 (2007).
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O. Korotkova, “Scintillation index of a stochastic electromagnetic beam propagating in random media,” Opt. Commun. 281(9), 2342–2348 (2008).

Opt. Express (10)

H. T. Eyyuboğlu, C. Arpali, and Y. K. Baykal, “Flat topped beams and their characteristics in turbulent media,” Opt. Express 14(10), 4196–4207 (2006).
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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. Yuan, Y. Cai, J. Qu, H. T. Eyyuboğlu, Y. Baykal, and O. Korotkova, “M2-factor of coherent and partially coherent dark hollow beams propagating in turbulent atmosphere,” Opt. Express 17(20), 17344–17356 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

C. Zhao, Y. Cai, and O. Korotkova, “Radiation force of scalar and electromagnetic twisted Gaussian Schell-model beams,” Opt. Express 17(24), 21472–21487 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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Figures (10)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Dependence of the degree of polarization at source plane on A y with A x = 1

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Dependence of the M 2 -factor of an EGSM beam in free space on its degree of polarization at source plane for two different cases (a) A y < A x , (b) A y > A x

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Dependence of the M 2 -factor of an EGSM beam in free space on the r.m.s width ( σ x ) of the spectral density along x direction

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Dependence of the M 2 -factor of an EGSM beam in free space on the r.m.s width ( δ x x ) of auto-correlation functions of the x component of the field

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Normalized M 2 -factor of an EGSM beam on propagation in turbulent atmosphere for different values of the initial degree of polarization

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Normalized M 2 -factor of an EGSM beam on propagation in turbulent atmosphere for different initial correlation factors δ x x and δ y y

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Normalized M 2 -factor of an EGSM beam on propagation in turbulent atmosphere for different initial r.m.s widths σ x and σ y of the spectral densities

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Normalized M 2 -factor of an EGSM beam on propagation in turbulent atmosphere for different values of wavelengthλ

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Normalized M 2 -factor of an EGSM beam on propagation using different values of the structure constant ( C n 2 ) of the turbulent atmosphere

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Fig. 10

Normalized M 2 -factor of an EGSM beam on propagation in turbulent atmosphere for different values of inner scale of the turbulence ( l 0 )

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W α β ( ρ 1 ' , ρ 2 ' ; 0 ) = A α A β B α β exp [ ρ 1 ' 2 4 σ a 2 ρ 2 ' 2 4 σ β 2 ( ρ 1 ' ρ 2 ' ) 2 2 δ α β 2 ] , ( α = x , y ; β = x , y )
W tr ( ρ 1 ' , ρ 2 ' ; 0 ) = Tr W ( ρ 1 ' , ρ 2 ' , 0 ) = W x x ( ρ 1 ' , ρ 2 ' ; 0 ) + W y y ( ρ 1 ' , ρ 2 ' ; 0 ) .
W tr ( ρ , ρ d ; z ) = ( k 2 π z ) 2 W tr ( ρ ' , ρ d ' ; 0 ) × exp [ i k z ( ρ ρ ' ) ( ρ d ρ d ' ) H ( ρ d , ρ d ' ; z ) ] d 2 ρ ' d 2 ρ d ' ,
ρ ' = ( ρ 1 ' + ρ 2 ' ) 2 , ρ d ' = ρ 1 ' ρ 2 ' , ρ = ( ρ 1 + ρ 2 ) 2 , ρ d = ρ 1 ρ 2 ,
H ( ρ d , ρ d ' ; z ) = 4 π 2 k 2 z 0 1 d ξ 0 [ 1 J 0 ( κ | ρ d ' ξ + ( 1 ξ ) ρ d | ) ] Φ n ( κ ) κ d κ ,
W tr ( ρ , ρ d ; z ) = ( 1 2 π ) 2 W tr ( ρ ' ' , ρ d + z k κ d ; 0 ) × exp [ i ρ κ d + i ρ ' ' κ d H ( ρ d , ρ d + z k κ d ; z ) ] d 2 ρ ' ' d 2 κ d ,
W tr ( ρ ' ' , ρ d + z k κ d ; 0 ) = A x 2 exp [ 1 4 σ x 2 ( ρ " + ρ d + z k κ d 2 ) 2 1 4 σ x 2 ( ρ " ρ d + z k κ d 2 ) 2 ( ρ d + z k κ d ) 2 2 δ x x 2 ] + A y 2 exp [ 1 4 σ y 2 ( ρ " + ρ d + z k κ d 2 ) 2 1 4 σ y 2 ( ρ " ρ d + z k κ d 2 ) 2 ( ρ d + z k κ d ) 2 2 δ x x 2 ] .
h tr ( ρ , θ ; z ) = ( k 2 π ) 2 W tr ( ρ , ρ d ; z ) exp ( i k θ ρ d ) d 2 ρ d ,
exp ( s 2 x 2 ± q x ) d x = π s exp ( q 2 4 s 2 ) , ( s > 0 ) ,
h tr ( ρ , θ , z ) = h x x ( ρ , θ , z ) + h y y ( ρ , θ , z ) = A x 2 σ x 2 k 2 8 π 3 exp [ a x x κ d 2 2 z k b x x ρ d κ d i ρ κ d b x x ρ d 2 i k θ ρ d H ( ρ d , ρ d + z k κ d , z ) ] d 2 κ d d 2 ρ d + A y 2 σ y 2 k 2 8 π 3 exp [ a y y κ d 2 2 z k b y y ρ d κ d i ρ κ d b y y ρ d 2 i k θ ρ d H ( ρ d , ρ d + z k κ d , z ) ] d 2 κ d d 2 ρ d ,
M 2 ( z ) = k ( ρ 2 θ 2 ρ θ 2 ) 1 / 2 = k [ ( x 2 + y 2 ) ( θ x 2 + θ y 2 ) ( x θ x + y θ y ) 2 ] 1 / 2 ,
< x n 1 y n 2 θ x m 1 θ y m 2 > = 1 P x n 1 y n 2 θ x m 1 θ y m 2 h tr ( ρ , θ , z ) d 2 ρ d 2 θ ,
P = h tr ( ρ , θ , z ) d 2 ρ d 2 θ .
P = 2 π ( A x 2 σ x 2 + A y 2 σ y 2 ) ,
ρ 2 = 2 π A x 2 σ x 2 P ( 4 a x x + 4 3 π 2 T z 3 ) + 2 π A y 2 σ y 2 P ( 4 a y y + 4 3 π 2 T z 3 ) ,
θ 2 = 2 π A x 2 σ x 2 P ( 4 k 2 b x x + 4 π 2 T z ) + 2 π A y 2 σ y 2 P ( 4 k 2 b y y + 4 π 2 T z ) ,
ρ θ = 2 π A x 2 σ x 2 P ( 4 z k 2 b x x + 2 π 2 z 2 T ) + 2 π A y 2 σ y 2 P ( 4 z k 2 b y y + 2 π 2 z 2 T ) .
T = 0 Φ n ( κ ) κ 3 d κ .
M 2 ( z ) = k ( ρ 2 θ 2 ρ θ 2 ) 1 / 2 = k { [ 2 π A x 2 σ x 2 P ( 4 a x x + 4 3 π 2 T z 3 ) + 2 π A y 2 σ y 2 P ( 4 a y y + 4 3 π 2 T z 3 ) ] × [ 2 π A x 2 σ x 2 P ( 4 k 2 b x x + 4 π 2 T z ) + 2 π A y 2 σ y 2 P ( 4 k 2 b y y + 4 π 2 T z ) ] [ 2 π A x 2 σ x 2 P ( 4 z k 2 b x x + 2 π 2 z 2 T ) + 2 π A y 2 σ y 2 P ( 4 z k 2 b y y + 2 π 2 z 2 T ) ] 2 } 1 / 2 .
M 2 ( z ) = k ( ρ 2 θ 2 ρ θ 2 ) 1 / 2 = { ( A x 2 σ x 4 + A y 2 σ y 4 ) [ 4 A x 2 δ y y 2 σ x 2 + δ x x 2 ( A x 2 δ y y 2 + A y 2 δ y y 2 + 4 A y 2 σ y 2 ) ] δ x x 2 δ y y 2 ( A x 2 σ x 2 + A y 2 σ y 2 ) 2 } 1 / 2 .
M 2 ( z ) = ( 1 + 4 σ α 2 δ α α 2 ) 1 / 2 , ( α = x , y )
Φ n ( κ ) = 0.033 C n 2 κ 11 / 3 exp ( κ 2 κ m 2 ) ,
T = 0 Φ n ( κ ) κ 3 d κ = 0.1661 C n 2 l 0 1 / 3 .
W ( ρ 1 ' , ρ 2 ' ; 0 ) = ( W x x ( ρ 1 ' , ρ 2 ' ; 0 ) 0 0 W y y ( ρ 1 ' , ρ 2 ' ; 0 ) ) .
P 0 ( ρ ' ; 0 ) = 1 4 D e t W ( ρ ' , ρ ' ; 0 ) [ T r W ( ρ ' , ρ ' ; 0 ) ] 2 .

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