Description of Light Focusing by a Lens using Vector Diffraction Theory
Copyright © 2006 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Glen Gillen was not yet affiliated with Cal Poly.
For a plane wave incident on a spherical lens at normal incidence, the field distributions in the focal region are calculated using vector diffraction theory showing the effects of aberration.
Shekhar Gaha and Glen D. Gillen. "Description of Light Focusing by a Lens using Vector Diffraction Theory" Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Conference Proceedings: Boston, MA.. Jul. 2006.
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