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On the Thompson-Wolf experiment: a study with laser sources

dc.contributor.authorCalvo Padilla, María Luisa
dc.contributor.authorParedes Barato, David
dc.date.accessioned2023-06-20T03:39:31Z
dc.date.available2023-06-20T03:39:31Z
dc.date.issued2010
dc.description© The Authors. All rights reserved. The financial support of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (MICINN), grant TEC2008-04105 is acknowledged. We are indebted to Maria Paz Hern´andez-Garay, Ana Manzanares and Oscar Martínez-Matos for their very valuable support and suggestions.
dc.description.abstractWe present a revisited study of the Thompson-Wolf experiment earlier developed in 1957 with the aim to characterize the degree of spatial coherent of a luminous source. We develop further experiments by using laser sources under various modal regimes. We analyze the experimental results.
dc.description.departmentDepto. de Óptica
dc.description.facultyFac. de Ciencias Físicas
dc.description.refereedTRUE
dc.description.sponsorshipMinisterio de Ciencia e Innovación (MICINN), España
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dc.eprint.idhttps://eprints.ucm.es/id/eprint/25417
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dc.identifier.doi10.2971/jeos.2010.10051s
dc.identifier.issn1990-2573
dc.identifier.officialurlhttp://dx.doi.org/10.2971/jeos.2010.10051s
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dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.14352/44181
dc.journal.titleJournal of the European Optical Society-Rapid Publications
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherEuropean Optical Society
dc.relation.projectIDTEC2008-04105
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dc.subject.cdu535
dc.subject.keywordCoherence
dc.subject.keywordInterference
dc.subject.keywordLight
dc.subject.keywordBeam
dc.subject.ucmÓptica (Física)
dc.subject.unesco2209.19 Óptica Física
dc.titleOn the Thompson-Wolf experiment: a study with laser sources
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