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Intuitive Diffraction Model for Multistaged Optical Systems

Published

Author(s)

Eric L. Shirley

Abstract

A simplified framework is motivated, in which many diffraction effects can be treated, especially in multi-staged optical systems. These include effects of limiting apertures, although this work may be especially suitable when considering diffraction errors in radiometry because of non-limiting apertures. the results should be especially helpful for short wavelengths and broadband sources, for which numerical calculations can be most difficult.
Citation
Applied Optics
Volume
43
Issue
No. 4

Keywords

aperture, baffle, diffraction, fresnel

Citation

Shirley, E. (2004), Intuitive Diffraction Model for Multistaged Optical Systems, Applied Optics (Accessed March 5, 2024)
Created February 1, 2004, Updated February 17, 2017