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Talbot's bands
Author(s): Zsolt Benko; Margit Hilbert; Zsolt Bor
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Paper Abstract

A new approach is introduced for the explanation of the formation of Talbot's bands by using the model of tilted pulse fronts. Numerical computations of this model are also given. An other interpretation of Talbot's original publication is also presented and explained. Simple experiments have been used to examine cautiously the dependence of the visibility of Talbot's bands on various properties of the plate: thickness, refractive index, dispersion. An experiment has been carried out to check the other interpretation, too.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 August 1998
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3573, OPTIKA '98: 5th Congress on Modern Optics, (19 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.324577
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Zsolt Benko, JATE Univ. (Hungary)
Margit Hilbert, JATE Univ. (Hungary)
Zsolt Bor, JATE Univ. (Hungary)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3573:
OPTIKA '98: 5th Congress on Modern Optics
Gyorgy Akos; Gabor Lupkovics; Andras Podmaniczky, Editor(s)

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