Chapter 14. Van Cittert-Zernike Theorem, Spatial Coherence, and Scattering

  1. A. Richard Thompson1,
  2. James M. Moran2 and
  3. George W. Swenson Jr.3

Published Online: 30 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617845.ch14

Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy, Second Edition

Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy, Second Edition

How to Cite

Thompson, A. R., Moran, J. M. and Swenson, G. W. (2001) Van Cittert-Zernike Theorem, Spatial Coherence, and Scattering, in Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617845.ch14

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Radio Astronomy Observatory

  2. 2

    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

  3. 3

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 9 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471254928

Online ISBN: 9783527617845

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Keywords:

  • coherence;
  • theorem;
  • terminology;
  • aperture;
  • wavefront

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Van Cittert-Zernike Theorem

  • Spatial Coherence

  • Scattering and the Propagation of Coherence