Using a proposed evolutionary algorithm, we have solved the inverse problem of finding the incident field on a high-aperture lens for generating a desired focused field, for the first time (to our knowledge). Further, we have achieved the global solution to the problem using this novel algorithm.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: June 30, 2008
Revised Manuscript: October 28, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: November 3, 2008
Published: December 24, 2008
Vol. 4, Iss. 3 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics
Farnnaz Massoumian, Sanaz Alali, and Taha Mansouri, "Evolutionary algorithm for solving the inverse problem of finding the incident field on a high-aperture lens for generating a desired focused field," Opt. Lett. 34, 67-69 (2009)