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  • Vol. 62, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1972
  • pp: 1099–1103

Diffraction Corrections in Radiometry

W. H. STEEL, M. DE, and J. A. BELL  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 62, Issue 9, pp. 1099-1103 (1972)

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The treatment by Blevin of radiometric errors caused by diffraction at a circular aperture is extended to the case where both the source and the detector are of finite sizes. Simple asymptotic expressions are derived, valid when the diffraction corrections are small.

W. H. STEEL, M. DE, and J. A. BELL, "Diffraction Corrections in Radiometry," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 62, 1099-1103 (1972)

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