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New Methods For Computing Fields In Focal Regions
Author(s): Jakob J. Stamnes
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Paper Abstract

Various efficient methods for computing fields in focal regions are described. The methods are based on the Kirchhoff integral, the Rayleigh-Sommerfeld integrals, the boundary-diffraction-wave integral, or the angular-spectrum representation. Efficient numerical algorithms are obtained from these diffraction integrals by employing local phase and amplitude approximations, asymptotic approximations, and fast-Fourier-transform algorithms. Both ordinary lenses and holographic lenses are considered.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 December 1982
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0358, Applications of Mathematics in Modern Optics, (7 December 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.934071
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Jakob J. Stamnes, Central Institute for Industrial Research (Norway)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0358:
Applications of Mathematics in Modern Optics
William H. Carter, Editor(s)

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