Expansion of a Stochastic Stationary Optical Field at a Fixed Point

  • R. Martínez-Herrero
  • P. M. Mejías
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An important problem in single and multifold photoelectron statistics is to determine the statistical properties of a totally polarized optical field at some point \(\vec r\) from the photoelectron counts registered by a detector1. These properties may be readily found once the statistics of the integrated intensity (proportional to the total energy collected by the detector) are determined.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Martínez-Herrero
    • 1
  • P. M. Mejías
    • 2
  1. 1.Cátedra de Optica, Facultad de Ciencias FísicasUniversidad ComplutenseMadrid-3Spain
  2. 2.Departamento de Electricidad y MagnetismoUniversidad Nacional de Educación a DistanciaMadrid-3Spain

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