Correlation-induced spectral changes and energy conservation

Agarwal, Girish S. ; Wolf, Emil (1996) Correlation-induced spectral changes and energy conservation Physical Review A, 54 (5). pp. 4424-4427. ISSN 1050-2947

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An energy conservation law is derived for fields generated by random, statistically stationary, scalar sources of any state of coherence. It is shown that correlation-induced spectral changes are in strict agreement with this law and that, basic to the understanding of such changes, is a distinction that must be made between the spectrum of a source and the spectrum of the field that the source generates. This distinction, which is obviously relevant for spectroscopy, does not appear to have been previously recognized.

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