Some numerical results are reported and discussed concerning the number of degrees of freedom of the far field scattered by a cylindrical object illuminated by a coherent plane wave and observed through a pupil of finite angular aperture.
© 1981 Optical Society of America
L. Ronchi and F. Pasqualetti, "Degrees of freedom of the field scattered by a rectangular prism in coherent illumination," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 71, 1033-1035 (1981)