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Abstract

The essential identity of scattering, phase scintillation, and holography is demonstrated, the underlying physical principle common to all being stated in sufficient generality by the Fresnel diffraction description of far forward scattering. The latter is shown to lend itself to a Fourier transform and numerical iteration analysis analogous to the reconstruction of an image from a hologram, leading to a determination of the density n-e (kappa,OMEGA) with a wavenumber resolution limited only by a number and spacing of the detectors in the observation plane.

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Authors: EVANS D E, (IRELAND);UNIVERSITAET ESSEN (GERMANY);DOYLE E J, (IRELAND);UNIVERSITAET ESSEN (GERMANY);VON HELLERMANN M (IRELAND), (IRELAND);UNIVERSITAET ESSEN (GERMANY);UNIVERSITAET ESSEN (GERMANY), (IRELAND);UNIVERSITAET ESSEN (GERMANY)
Bibliographic Reference: 3RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFRARED PHYSICS, ZUERICH (SWITZERLAND), JULY 23-27, 1984 PUBLISHED BY SWISS PHYSICAL SOCIETY, ZUERICH (SWITZERLAND), 1984, PP. 641-643
Record Number: 1989124029700 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en