Role of mean free path in spatial phase correlation and nodal screeningB. A. van Tiggelen, D. Anache and A. Ghysels
Laboratoire de Physique et Modélisation des Milieux Condensés/CNRS Maison des Magistères/UJF, BP 166, 38042 Grenoble, France
received 31 January 2006; accepted in final form 25 April 2006
published online 17 May 2006
We study the spatial correlation function of the phase and its derivative, and related, fluctuations of topological charge, in two- and three-dimensional random media described by Gaussian statistics. We investigate their dependence on the scattering mean free path.
42.25.Dd - Wave propagation in random media.
42.30.Rx - Phase retrieval.
91.30.Cd - Seismology: Body wave propagation.
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