Fourier optics, part 1

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2 Scopus citations

Abstract

A brief discussion about Fourier optics was presented. It was shown that how decomposition into, and subsequent superposition of plane waves could lead to the near-field (Fresnel) and far-field (Fraunhofer) formulas and eludicate the Fourier transforming properties of a lens. Several numerical examples demonstrating the usefulness of the formulas derived were also presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages53-57
Number of pages5
Volume11
No5
Specialist publicationOptics and Photonics News
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Fourier optics, part 1'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this