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Lambert's multiple reflection model revisited
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Paper Abstract

In last years paper on the idea of Lambertian reflection we gave a partial translation of an almost lost chapter by Lambert on multiple reflection as a gimmick. The problem of multiple reflections is of special interest in scatterometric devices. The present paper is dedicated to a deeper discussion of the model proposed by J.H. Lambert or, better to say, a derivation using the matrix method of paraxial optics. Further some examples and special cases - especially the consequences for scatterometer design - are discussed. For easy handling it would be desirable to derive some simplified formulas describing the effective higher order refraction qualities of thick lenses, which might support the choice of lenses for certain applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 2011
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 8127, Optical Modeling and Performance Predictions V, 812707 (16 September 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.893452
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Cornelius Hahlweg, Helmut Schmidt Univ. (Germany)
Hendrik Rothe, Helmut Schmidt Univ. (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8127:
Optical Modeling and Performance Predictions V
Mark A. Kahan, Editor(s)

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