Abstract

It is pointed out that a recently introduced definition of the degree of coherence of a random electromagnetic field is not a true quantitative measure of coherence.

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Errata

Tero Setälä, Jani Tervo, and Ari T. Friberg, "Reply to comment on “Complete electromagnetic coherence in the space–frequency domain”: erratum," Opt. Lett. 29, 2438-2438 (2004)
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2003 (3)

E. Wolf, Phys. Lett. A 312, 263 (2003).
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H. Roychowdhury and E. Wolf, Opt. Commun. 226, 57 (2003).
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J. Tervo, T. Setälä, and A. Friberg, Opt. Express 11, 1137 (2003), http://www.opticsexpress.org .
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1948 (1)

F. Zernike, Proc. Phys. Soc. (London) 61, 158 (1948).
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1938 (1)

F. Zernike, Physica 5, 785 (1938).
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Opt. Commun. (1)

H. Roychowdhury and E. Wolf, Opt. Commun. 226, 57 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (1)

Opt. Lett. (1)

Phys. Lett. A (1)

E. Wolf, Phys. Lett. A 312, 263 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Physica (1)

F. Zernike, Physica 5, 785 (1938).
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Proc. Phys. Soc. (London) (1)

F. Zernike, Proc. Phys. Soc. (London) 61, 158 (1948).
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Wr1,r2,ω=1001.
trWr,r,ω·Wr,r,ω=2, trWr,r,ω·trWr,r,ω=4,
μr,r,ω=24=12,

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