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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 2 — Jan. 27, 2003
  • pp: 81–86

Zone-plate diffraction patterns in gradient-index media

José Manuel Rivas-Moscoso, Carlos Gómez-Reino, and María Victoria Pérez  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 81-86 (2003)

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Diffraction patterns inside gradient-index media in which a complex zone plate is placed at a Fourier transform plane are studied by making use of the optical propagator. The results are illustrated with an example corresponding to a selfoc medium and a Fresnel zone plate of the amplitude and of the phase.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

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(110.2760) Imaging systems : Gradient-index lenses
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: December 20, 2002
Revised Manuscript: January 9, 2003
Published: January 27, 2003

Jose Rivas-Moscoso, Carlos Gomez-Reino, and Maria Perez, "Zone-plate diffraction patterns in gradient-index media," Opt. Express 11, 81-86 (2003)

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  5. J. M. Rivas-Moscoso, C. Gomez-Reino, C. Bao and M. V. Perez, �??Tapered gradient-index media and zone plates,�?? J. Mod. Opt. 47, 1549-1567 (2000).
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