Abstract

Ghost interference is experimentally investigated by varying the pseudothermal light source’s transverse size and coherence width. Our results show that by increasing the transverse size of the source the quality of the interference pattern is improved, while the visibility is reduced. On the other hand, by increasing the coherence width of the source, the visibility of the interference pattern is improved, while the quality is reduced. These experimental results corroborate previous theoretical results.

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