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Modelling of partially coherent radiation based on the coherent mode decomposition
Author(s): Andrej Singer; Ivan A. Vartanyants
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Paper Abstract

We present a method for the propagation of partially coherent radiation using coherent mode decomposition and wavefront propagation. The radiation field is decomposed into a sum of independent coherent modes. Each mode is then propagated separately using conventional wavefront propagation techniques. The summation of these modes in the plane of observation gives the coherence properties of the propagated radiation. As an example, we analyze propagation of partially coherent radiation transmitted through a single circular aperture.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 September 2011
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8141, Advances in Computational Methods for X-Ray Optics II, 814106 (23 September 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.893618
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Andrej Singer, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (Germany)
Ivan A. Vartanyants, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (Germany)
National Research Nuclear Univ. MEPhI (Russian Federation)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8141:
Advances in Computational Methods for X-Ray Optics II
Manuel Sanchez del Rio; Oleg Chubar, Editor(s)

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