Abstract

It is demonstrated that the recent assertion of Yura et al. [ J. Opt. Soc. Am. 73, 500 ( 1983)], to the effect that the Born and Rytov approximations have the same domain of validity, is based on an inappropriate validity condition for the Rytov approximation and hence is erroneous.

© 1985 Optical Society of America

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