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The self-imaging phenomenon and its applications
Author(s): Jiri Kyvalsky
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Paper Abstract

The self-imaging effect can be obtained as the result of the diffraction of a plane wave by the periodic structure. It is known as the Talbot effect. The self-imaging phenomenon is discussed here also from the new viewpoint as a class of the propagation-invariant wavefields. The repetition of an object can be achieved by the superposition of nondiffracting beams.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 July 2003
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5036, Photonics, Devices, and Systems II, (8 July 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.498261
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Jiri Kyvalsky, Palacky Univ. (Czech Republic)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5036:
Photonics, Devices, and Systems II

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