Abstract

We present a matrix formalism to describe the near-field diffraction pattern, at fractions of a Talbot distance, of a grating whose unit cell is composed of a discrete substructure. We show that this formalism is useful for designing Lohmann array illuminators.

© 1995 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Matrix formulation of the Fresnel transform of complex transmittance gratings

Victor Arrizón, Juan G. Ibarra, and J. Ojeda-Castañeda
J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 13(12) 2414-2422 (1996)

Matrix description of near-field diffraction and the fractional Fourier transform

Sara Bradburn Tucker, Jorge Ojeda-Castañeda, and W. Thomas Cathey
J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16(2) 316-322 (1999)

Self-imaging of discrete gratings at fractions of the Talbot distance: an eigenvalue problem

Victor Arrizón and Juan G. Ibarra
Opt. Lett. 21(6) 378-380 (1996)

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

Figures (2)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files 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

Tables (2)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article tables 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 (19)

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