Waves in Focal Regions: Propagation, Diffraction and Focusing of Light, Sound and Water Waves

Waves in Focal Regions: Propagation, Diffraction and Focusing of Light, Sound and Water Waves

by J.J Stamnes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780852744680
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/28/1986
Series: Series in Optics and Optoelectronics Series
Pages: 618
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TO IMAGE FORMATION AND FOCUSING
Brief history
Applications
Combined method of ray tracing and diffraction

DIFFRACTION OF SCALAR WAVES
Diffraction of three-dimensional waves
Diffraction of two-dimensional waves
Ray connection of Huygens principle
Numerical methods for evaluating diffraction integrals

ASYMPTOTIC THEORIES OF DIFFRACTION
Method of stationary phase for single integrals
Method of stationary phase for double integrals
Asymptotic theory of diffraction for two-dimensional waves
Asymptotic theory of diffraction for three-dimensional waves

FOCUSING OF SCALAR WAVES
Three-dimensional waves
Two-dimensional waves
Computation of focused fields

DIFFRACTION AND FOCUSING OF ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES
Diffraction theory
Focusing problems

ZONE-PLATE LENSES OF SOUND
Zone-plate lenses for sound waves in water
Zone-plate lens for focusing of ocean swells

FOCUSING OF WATER WAVES
Linear waves
Nonlinear waves

REFERENCES
INDEX

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