Investigation of the statistical properties of light

Arne Skov Jensen

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    Abstract

    The report describes the coherence properties and the statistical properties of light from a classical and quantum mechanical point of view. The theoretical part is used to describe some more specific examples within the field of light scattering such as light scattering from a collection of independent scatters, measurement of wind velocity, and single burst detection in a Laser-Doppler velocitimeter system where the description gives a figure of merit for such a system. An experimental investigation was made of Brillouin scattering in some organic liquids. The experimental equipment is described and the results reported.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde, Denmark
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages127
    ISBN (Print)87-550-0424-5
    Publication statusPublished - 1976
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R
    Number342
    ISSN0106-2840

    Keywords

    • Risø-R-342
    • Risø-342
    • Risø report 342

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