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Diffractive optics in physical-optics system design
Author(s): Frank Wyrowski; Jari Pekka Turunen
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Paper Abstract

The use of microstructured interfaces to realize optical functions is the subject of diffractive optics. In this talk we discuss the role of diffractive optics in optical engineering. To this end optical design is based on a physical-optics model. It is established that microstructures can present alternative ways to realize optical functions and that they can be the ultimate choice to obtain a desired optical effect.

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Date Published: 19 July 1999
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 3749, 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, (19 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.354798
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Frank Wyrowski, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
Jari Pekka Turunen, Univ. of Joensuu (Finland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3749:
18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics
Alexander J. Glass; Joseph W. Goodman; Milton Chang; Arthur H. Guenther; Toshimitsu Asakura, Editor(s)

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