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  • Vol. 10, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1971
  • pp: 1164–1171

Analytic Solution of Ray Equations in Cylindrically Inhomogeneous Guiding Media. Part 2: Skew Rays

K. B. Paxton and W. Streifer  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 10, Issue 5, pp. 1164-1171 (1971)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.10.001164


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Abstract

Analytic solutions are found for skew ray paths in inhomogeneous cylindrical systems such as GRIN rods and gas lenses, which focus rays by virtue of a gradual radial decrease in refractive index. The solutions are obtained by employing digital computers to carry out analytic, as opposed to numerical, calculations.

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Original Manuscript: December 10, 1970
Published: May 1, 1971

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K. B. Paxton and W. Streifer, "Analytic Solution of Ray Equations in Cylindrically Inhomogeneous Guiding Media. Part 2: Skew Rays," Appl. Opt. 10, 1164-1171 (1971)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-10-5-1164


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  1. A. D. Pearson, W. G. French, E. G. Rawson, Appl. Phys. Lett. 15, 76 (1969); see also F. P. Kapron, J. Opt. Soc. Amer. 60, 1433 (1970), P. J. Sands, J. Opt. Soc. Amer. 60, 1436 (1970), D. T. Moore, M. S. thesis, Institute of Optics, University of Rochester (1970) and the papers cited in Ref. 4. [CrossRef]
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