Diffraction of Stochastic Point Sets: Explicitly Computable Examples

  • Michael Baake
  • Matthias Birkner
  • Robert V. Moody


Stochastic point processes relevant to the theory of long-range aperiodic order are considered that display diffraction spectra of mixed type, with special emphasis on explicitly computable cases together with a unified approach of reasonable generality. The latter is based on the classical theory of point processes and the Palm distribution. Several pairs of autocorrelation and diffraction measures are discussed which show a duality structure analogous to that of the Poisson summation formula for lattice Dirac combs.


Point Process Random Measure Pure Point Homogeneous Poisson Process Autocorrelation Measure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Baake
    • 1
  • Matthias Birkner
    • 2
  • Robert V. Moody
    • 3
  1. 1.Fakultät für MathematikUniversität BielefeldBielefeldGermany
  2. 2.Institut für MathematikJohannes-Gutenberg-Universität MainzMainzGermany
  3. 3.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of VictoriaVictoriaCanada

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