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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 1992
  • pp: 427–429

Echelle grisms: an old challenge to the electromagnetic theory of gratings now resolved

M. Nevière  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 4, pp. 427-429 (1992)

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The study of echelle grisms through the differential formalism of the electromagnetic theory of gratings becomes possible with the new possibilities raised by modern computers, which are able to run computations in quadruple precision (i.e., with 32 figures).

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: April 29, 1991
Published: February 1, 1992

M. Nevière, "Echelle grisms: an old challenge to the electromagnetic theory of gratings now resolved," Appl. Opt. 31, 427-429 (1992)

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  1. M. Nevière, “Electromagnetic study of transmission gratings,” Appl. Opt. 30, 4540–4547 (1991). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. H. Dekker, S. D’Odorico, European Southern Observatory, Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2, D-8046 Garching bei München, Germany (personal communication).
  3. B. Pagano, Jet-Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, Calif. 91109 (personal communication).
  4. H. Dekker, S. D’Odorico, R. Arsenault, “First object spectrograph: observations of the SN 1986a in NGC 3367 and of the nucleus of the galaxy,” Astron. Astrophys. 189, 353–360 (1988).

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