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  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2007
  • pp: 2296–2312

Theory of optimal beam splitting by phase gratings. II. Square and hexagonal gratings

Louis A. Romero and Fred M. Dickey  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 24, Issue 8, pp. 2296-2312 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.24.002296


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Abstract

We use the calculus of variations to give a general theory for finding optimal square and hexagonal phase gratings for doing beam splitting.

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OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(070.2580) Fourier optics and signal processing : Paraxial wave optics
(230.1950) Optical devices : Diffraction gratings

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: November 1, 2006
Revised Manuscript: February 14, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: March 2, 2007
Published: July 11, 2007

Citation
Louis A. Romero and Fred M. Dickey, "Theory of optimal beam splitting by phase gratings. II. Square and hexagonal gratings," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24, 2296-2312 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-24-8-2296


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