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Diffraction of polarized light by the real diffractive optical elements
Author(s): Jan Popelek; Frantisek Urban; Ludmila Vrestalova
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Paper Abstract

The present approach to the diffractive element design is based on Kirchhoff scalar theory of diffraction. Predictions made by this theory become unreliable if the diffraction of polarized light is evaluated. The paper presents the 'vector correction' to the Kirchhoff theory and suggest a method for calculating interaction of diffractive optical element and an incident electromagnetic field.

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Date Published: 31 October 1994
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1991, Diffractometry and Scatterometry, (31 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.192042
Show Author Affiliations
Jan Popelek, Technical Univ. of Brno (Czech Republic)
Frantisek Urban, Technical Univ. of Brno (Czech Republic)
Ludmila Vrestalova, Technical Univ. of Brno (Czech Republic)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1991:
Diffractometry and Scatterometry
Maksymilian Pluta; Mariusz Szyjer, Editor(s)

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