Experimental and numerical techniques allowed us to predict and verify the existence of a robust phase singularity in the spatial coherence function when a vortex is present. Though observed in the optical domain, this phenomenon may occur in any partially coherent vortex wave.
Department, Program, or Center
Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science (COS)
Physical Review Letters, The American Physical Society, vol. 92, no. 14, April 9, 2004
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