Table of contents for Coherent-mode representations in optics / Andrey S. Otrovsky.

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Contents
Preface ix
Chapter 1 Coherent-Mode Representation of Optical Fields and
Sources 1
1.1 Introduction 1
1.2 Foundations of the Coherence Theory in the Space-Frequency Domain 1
1.3 Coherent-Mode Structure of the Field 5
1.4 Ensemble Representation of the Cross-Spectral Density Function 7
1.5 Effective Number of Coherent Modes 9
1.6 Coherent-Mode Representations of Some Model Sources 10
1.6.1 Gaussian Schell-model source 11
1.6.2 Gaussian Schell-model source 11
1.6.3 Bessel-correlated source 12
1.6.4 Lambertian source 13
1.7 Concluding Remarks 14
Chapter 2 Coherent-Mode Representation of Optical Systems 15
2.1 Introduction 15
2.2 Bilinear Systems in Optics 16
2.3 Coherent-Mode Representations of a Bilinear System 19
2.4 Fast Algorithm for Bilinear Transforms in Optics 22
2.5 Numerical Simulation 24
2.6 Concluding Remarks 28
Chapter 3 Coherent-Mode Representation of Propagation-Invariant
Fields 31
3.1 Introduction 31
3.2 Propagation-Invariant Fields 32
3.3 Coherent-Mode Structure of the Propagation-Invariant Field 34
3.4 Special Classes of Propagation-Invariant Fields 37
3.4.1 Propagation-invariant fields of the first kind 37
3.4.2 Propagation-invariant fields of the second kind 38
3.4.3 Propagation-invariant fields of the third kind 40
3.5 Generation of Propagation-Invariant Fields 42
3.6 Physical Simulation 47
3.7 Concluding Remarks 50
Chapter 4 Coherent-Mode Representations in Radiometry 51
4.1 Introduction 51
4.2 Generalized Radiant Flux 53
4.3 Coherent-Mode Representation of Radiometric Quantities 55
4.4 Free-Space Propagation of Modal Radiance 58
4.5 Modal Radiometry of Gaussian Schell-Model Source 61
4.6 Concluding Remarks 63
Chapter 5 Alternative Coherent-Mode Representation of a Planar
Source 65
5.1 Introduction 65
5.2 Alternative Source and its Coherent-Mode Structure 65
5.3 Choice of the Alternative Modal Basis 68
5.3.1 Hermitian basis 68
5.3.2 Bessel basis 69
5.4 Numerical Simulation 71
5.5 Concluding Remarks 72
References 75
Author index 84
Subject index 85

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Coherence (Optics).
Physical optics.