Abstract

In a recent paper by Wang et al. [J. Opt. Soc. A 15, 684 (1998)] a simple closed-form expression for the light amplitude behind a circular aperture illuminated by a spherical wave is derived. This result is shown to hold only in the special case where the observation point lies on the surface separating the shadow space from the space directly illuminated by rays from the source.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Application of the Braunbek method to the Maggi—Rubinowicz field representation

Robert Meneghini
J. Opt. Soc. Am. 73(3) 321-327 (1983)

Uniform asymptotics of paraxial boundary diffraction waves

Riccardo Borghi
J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 32(4) 685-696 (2015)

Waves, rays, and the method of stationary phase

Jakob J. Stamnes
Opt. Express 10(16) 740-751 (2002)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (8)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription