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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1981
  • pp: 171–173

End correction in the quasi-fast Hankel transform for optical-propagation problems

G. P. Agrawal and M. Lax  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 6, Issue 4, pp. 171-173 (1981)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.6.000171


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Abstract

An explicit evaluation is made of a simple end correction to the quasi-fast Hankel-transform algorithm. Application to a Gaussian beam shows that for a given accuracy, the use of this end correction permits a reduction of a factor of 8 in storage as well as a factor of 8 in running time.

© 1981 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: January 15, 1981
Published: April 1, 1981

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G. P. Agrawal and M. Lax, "End correction in the quasi-fast Hankel transform for optical-propagation problems," Opt. Lett. 6, 171-173 (1981)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-6-4-171


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