Is the Rayleigh-Sommerfeld diffraction always an exact reference for high speed diffraction algorithms?

Mehrabkhani, Soheil GND; Schneider, Thomas ORCID

In several areas of optics and photonics the behavior of the electromagnetic waves has to be calculated with the scalar theory of diffraction by computational methods. Many of these high-speed diffraction algorithms based on a fast-Fourier-transformation are approximations of the Rayleigh-Sommerfeld-diffraction (RSD) theory. In this article a novel sampling condition for the well-sampling of the Riemann integral of the RSD is demonstrated, the fundamental restrictions due to this condition are discussed, it will be demonstrated that the restrictions are completely removed by a sampling below the Abbe resolution limit and a very general unified approach for applying the RSD outside its sampling domain is given.

Zitieren

Zitierform:

Mehrabkhani, Soheil / Schneider, Thomas: Is the Rayleigh-Sommerfeld diffraction always an exact reference for high speed diffraction algorithms?. Braunschweig 2017.

Zugriffsstatistik

Gesamt:
Volltextzugriffe:
Metadatenansicht:
12 Monate:
Volltextzugriffe:
Metadatenansicht:

Details anzeigen

Rechte

Rechteinhaber: © 2017 Optical Society of America. Users may use, reuse, and build upon the article, or use the article for text or data mining, so long as such uses are for non-commercial purposes and appropriate attribution is maintained. All other rights are reserved.

Nutzung und Vervielfältigung:
Alle Rechte vorbehalten

Export