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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2003
  • pp: 971–973

Fractal zone plates

Genaro Saavedra, Walter D. Furlan, and Juan A. Monsoriu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 12, pp. 971-973 (2003)

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Fractal zone plates (FZPs), i.e., zone plates with a fractal structure, are described. The focusing properties of this new type of zone plate are compared with those of conventional Fresnel zone plates. It is shown that the axial irradiance exhibited by the FZP has self-similarity properties that can be correlated to those of the diffracting aperture.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics

Genaro Saavedra, Walter D. Furlan, and Juan A. Monsoriu, "Fractal zone plates," Opt. Lett. 28, 971-973 (2003)

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