Intensity-Correlation Spectroscopy

Phys. Rev. 142, 25 – Published 4 February 1966
M. L. Goldberger, H. W. Lewis, and K. M. Watson


A survey is given of techniques for spectroscopic analysis using intensity fluctuations. Particular attention is given to counting times, the role of macroscopic sources and detectors, and the electronic constraints placed on the observations.


  • Received 30 September 1965
  • Published in the issue dated February 1966

© 1966 The American Physical Society

Authors & Affiliations

M. L. Goldberger

  • Palmer Physical Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

H. W. Lewis

  • Physics Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, California

K. M. Watson

  • Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Physics Department, University of California, Berkeley, California

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