Various points were raised in a comment [Ferrari and Dubra, Appl. Opt. <b>42,</b> 3754–3755 (2003)] in response to our original publication [Harvey and Kyrwonos, Appl. Opt. <b>41,</b> 3790–3795 (2002)]. We have reviewed these and present our reply.
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James E. Harvey and Andrey Krywonos, "Axial Irradiance Distribution Throughout the Whole Space Behind an Annular Aperture: Reply to Comments," Appl. Opt. 42, 3792-3794 (2003)