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Discrimination of shot-noise-driven Poisson processes by external dead time - Application of radioluminescence from glassWays in which dead time can be used to constructively enhance or diminish the effects of point processes that display bunching in the shot-noise-driven doubly stochastic Poisson point process (SNDP) are discussed. Interrelations between photocount bunching arising in the SNDP and the antibunching character arising from dead-time effects are investigated. It is demonstrated that the dead-time-modified count mean and variance for an arbitrary doubly stochastic Poisson point process can be obtained from the Laplace transform of the single-fold and joint-moment-generating functions for the driving rate process. The theory is in good agreement with experimental values for radioluminescence radiation in fused silica, quartz, and glass, and the process has many applications in pulse, particle, and photon detection.
Document ID
19820032554
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Authors
Saleh, B. E. A. (Columbia University New York, NY; Wisconsin, University, Madison, WI, United States)
Tavolacci, J. T. (Bendix Corp. Guidance Systems Div., Teterboro, NJ, United States)
Teich, M. C. (Columbia University New York, NY, United States)
Date Acquired
August 10, 2013
Publication Date
December 1, 1981
Publication Information
Publication: IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics
Volume: QE-17
Subject Category
OPTICS
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NSF ENG-78-26498
CONTRACT_GRANT: JPL-955335
CONTRACT_GRANT: JPL-955336
CONTRACT_GRANT: DAAG29-79-C-0079
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Public
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