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Fraunhofer Diffraction Effects on Total Power for a Planckian Source

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Author(s)

Eric L. Shirley

Abstract

An algorithm for computing diffractions effects on total power in the case of Fraunhofer diffraction by a circular lens or aperture is derived. The result for Fraunhofer diffraction of monochromatic radiation is well known, and this reports the result for radiation from a Planckian source. The result obtained is valid at all temperatures.
Citation
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -
Volume
106 No. 5

Keywords

diffraction, Fraunhofer, Planckian, power, radiometry

Citation

Shirley, E. (2001), Fraunhofer Diffraction Effects on Total Power for a Planckian Source, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed June 13, 2024)

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Created October 1, 2001, Updated February 17, 2017