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  • Vol. 62, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1972
  • pp: 976–981

Electromagnetic Near-Field Diffraction of a Medium Slit

BURN JENG LIN  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 62, Issue 8, pp. 976-981 (1972)

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Investigation of electromagnetic diffraction at any distance from an infinite slit is presented for slit widths 0.5 wavelength and wider. Plane-wave incidence of arbitrary two-dimensional angle in a plane perpendicular to the edges of the slit is used. Infinite conductivity is assumed. The contribution of this work is in the near-field and medium-slit-width regions, where no numerical results have been given. One obvious application is high-resolution, contact or near-contact, printing.

BURN JENG LIN, "Electromagnetic Near-Field Diffraction of a Medium Slit," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 62, 976-981 (1972)

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