The European Physical Journal D

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 111–116 | Cite as

Relevance of temporal coherence in the second-harmonic cross-correlation measurement of a multiply scattered laser pulse

  • A. AndreoniEmail author
  • M. Bondani
  • M. A. C. Potenza
  • F. Villani


Second-harmonic cross-correlation operates a selection in time-phase among the randomly dephased contributions to an optical field that propagated through a scattering medium. It can thus be used to selectively detect the weak contribution remaining coherent with the incident field.


42.65.Ky Harmonic generation, frequency conversion 42.25.Kb Coherence 42.25.Dd Wave propagation in random media 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Andreoni
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • M. Bondani
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. A. C. Potenza
    • 1
    • 2
  • F. Villani
    • 3
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Fisiche e MatematicheUniversita’ dell’InsubriaComoItaly
  2. 2.Istituto Nazionale di Fisica della MateriaI.N.F.M., Milano-Universita’MilanoItaly
  3. 3.I.N.F.M.Napoli-Universita’ Federico IINapoliItaly

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