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Optical Engineering

Experimental investigation of far-field diffraction by means of normally and non-normally illuminated elliptical apertures of wavelength dimension
Author(s): Yaujen Wang; Marija Strojnik
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Paper Abstract

Far-field diffraction resulting from elliptical apertures of different sizes is measured. Both normal and oblique angles of incidence on the apertures are investigated. Diffraction patterns from apertures with dimensions much greater than the wavelength agree with the existing theory. However, new diffraction patterns have been found when using an aperture of wavelength dimension.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1994
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 33(3) doi: 10.1117/12.159345
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 33, Issue 3
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Yaujen Wang, Hughes Aircraft (United States)
Marija Strojnik, Alenka Associates (United States)


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