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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 23 — Aug. 10, 1999
  • pp: 4985–4989

Experimental Demonstration of a Continuously Variant Fractional Fourier Transformer

Daniela Dragoman, Mircea Dragoman, and Karl-Heinz Brenner  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 23, pp. 4985-4989 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.38.004985


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Abstract

We demonstrate that an off-axis illuminated hemispherical-rod microlens acts as a fractional Fourier transformer with a continuously varying degree of fractionality. A complete theoretical treatment of the device as well as experimental results are presented.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(070.2580) Fourier optics and signal processing : Paraxial wave optics
(070.2590) Fourier optics and signal processing : ABCD transforms
(200.4740) Optics in computing : Optical processing

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Daniela Dragoman, Mircea Dragoman, and Karl-Heinz Brenner, "Experimental Demonstration of a Continuously Variant Fractional Fourier Transformer," Appl. Opt. 38, 4985-4989 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-38-23-4985


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