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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2005
  • pp: 1614–1616

Simplified uniform theory of diffraction

Yusuf Z. Umul  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 13, pp. 1614-1616 (2005)

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Simple exponential functions that approach zero for reflection and shadow boundaries are considered to cancel the infinite values of diffraction coefficients at these regions. This method is applied to a wedge diffraction coefficient, and the resultant uniform coefficient is compared with the exact diffracted fields numerically.

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OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(080.2720) Geometric optics : Mathematical methods (general)

Yusuf Z. Umul, "Simplified uniform theory of diffraction," Opt. Lett. 30, 1614-1616 (2005)

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