We study theoretically and experimentally the interference of light produced by a pair of mutually correlated Schell-model sources. The spatial distributions of the fields produced by the two sources are inverted with respect to each other through their common center in the source plane. When the beams are in phase, a bright spot appears in the center of the spatial distribution of the beam intensity. When the beams have a phase shift ϕ = π, a dark spot appears in the center of the spatial distribution of the beam intensity. Experimental results that illustrate these results are included. Both bright and dark spots diverge more slowly with the increasing distance from the sources than the beam itself.
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