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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1967
  • pp: 1625–1634

Apport du Canada français aux progrès récents de l’optique

Albéric Boivin  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 6, Issue 10, pp. 1625-1634 (1967)

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For a number of years, optics, mainly in the area of diffraction, has been pursued with increasing vigor at Laval University. The present article summarizes the contributions of this French-Canadian group. After a brief historical outline, the following topics are surveyed: circular gratings, axially symmetrical diffraction patterns with both phase and amplitude variation, the factor of encircled energy and apodization, millimeter-wave optics, optical convolution, iterated diffraction in connection with beam waveguides and resonators, structure of focal region for wide angle systems, and holography.

© 1967 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: May 29, 1967
Published: October 1, 1967

Albéric Boivin, "Apport du Canada français aux progrès récents de l’optique," Appl. Opt. 6, 1625-1634 (1967)

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