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Frontiers in Optics
Tucson, Arizona United States
October 16-21, 2005
ISBN: 1-55752-797-0
Multidimensional Sensing and Processing (FTuM)

Optical Wave Propagation Simulation, Wigner Phase-Space Diagrams, and Wave Energy Confinement

William T. Rhodes, John T. Sheridan, and Bryan M. Hennelley


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The number of samples required for efficient numerical simulation of wave propagation can be determined by a combination of Wigner phase-space techniques, wave energy confinement arguments, and a theorem relating energy confinement to accuracy.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(070.2580) Fourier optics and signal processing : Paraxial wave optics

W. T. Rhodes, J. T. Sheridan, and B. M. Hennelley, "Optical Wave Propagation Simulation, Wigner Phase-Space Diagrams, and Wave Energy Confinement," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper FTuM4.

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