publication . Preprint . Article . 2016

Coherence for vectorial waves and majorization

Alfredo Luis;
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  • Published: 04 Mar 2016
Abstract
We show that majorization provides a powerful approach to the coherence conveyed by partially polarized transversal electromagnetic waves. Here we present the formalism, provide some examples and compare with standard measures of polarization and coherence of vectorial waves.
Subjects
free text keywords: Physics - Optics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics, Optics, business.industry, business, Physics, Interference (wave propagation), Interferometric visibility, Polarization (waves), Stochastic process, Light beam, Majorization, Coherence (physics), Electromagnetic radiation, Quantum mechanics
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publication . Preprint . Article . 2016

Coherence for vectorial waves and majorization

Alfredo Luis;