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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1996
  • pp: 1689–1697

Heuristic diffraction coefficient for plane-wave scattering from edges in periodic planar surfaces

G. Pelosi, G. Manara, and G. Toso  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 13, Issue 8, pp. 1689-1697 (1996)

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A uniform heuristic high-frequency solution is obtained for plane-wave scattering from edges in periodic planar surfaces. The case of a wedge with periodic impedance boundary conditions on its faces and that of a truncated strip grating are analyzed. Numerical results are presented and compared with reference solutions to validate the heuristic expressions proposed.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 13, 1995
Revised Manuscript: March 14, 1996
Manuscript Accepted: March 16, 1996
Published: August 1, 1996

G. Pelosi, G. Manara, and G. Toso, "Heuristic diffraction coefficient for plane-wave scattering from edges in periodic planar surfaces," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 13, 1689-1697 (1996)

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