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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 2004
  • pp: 2917–2919

Design of two-dimensional random surfaces with specified scattering properties

Eugenio R. Méndez, Tamara A. Leskova, Alexei A. Maradudin, and Javier Muñoz-Lopez  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 24, pp. 2917-2919 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.29.002917


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Abstract

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.

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OCIS Codes
(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

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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)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-29-24-2917


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