Geometrical optics limit of stochastic electromagnetic fields

Robert W. Schoonover, Adam M. Zysk, P. Scott Carney, John C. Schotland, Emil Wolf

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A method is described which elucidates propagation of an electromagnetic field generated by a stochastic, electromagnetic source within the short wavelength limit. The results can be used to determine statistical properties of fields using ray tracing methods.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number043831
JournalPhysical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 24 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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