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  • Vol. 67, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1977
  • pp: 551–553

Diffracted waves in the shadow boundary region

G. Otis, J.-L. Lachambre, J. W. Y. Lit, and P. Lavigne  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 67, Issue 4, pp. 551-553 (1977)

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The boundary-diffraction-wave theory is used to calculate the diffracted field in the shadow boundary region. Discussions are based on expressions derived for a Gaussian beam incident on a circular aperture.

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G. Otis, J.-L. Lachambre, J. W. Y. Lit, and P. Lavigne, "Diffracted waves in the shadow boundary region," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 551-553 (1977)

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