A method is proposed for designing a two-dimensional randomly rough Dirichlet surface that, when illuminated at normal incidence, scatters a scalar plane wave with a specified angular distribution of its intensity. The method is validated by computer simulation calculations.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(030.5770) Coherence and statistical optics : Roughness
(080.2740) Geometric optics : Geometric optical design
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(290.5880) Scattering : Scattering, rough surfaces
Eugenio R. Méndez, Tamara A. Leskova, Alexei A. Maradudin, and Javier Muñoz-Lopez, "Design of two-dimensional random surfaces with specified scattering properties," Opt. Lett. 29, 2917-2919 (2004)