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Diffraction by a smooth object

by Bertram Levy

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Published by Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(by) Bertram R. Levy (and) Joseph B. Keller.
ContributionsKeller, Bertram R. Levy, Keller, Joseph B.
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p.
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17971989M

Diffraction of Light light bending around an object Diffraction is the slight bending of light as it passes around the edge of an object. The amount of bending depends on the relative size of the wavelength of light to the size of the opening. If the opening is much larger than the light's wavelength, the bending will be almost unnoticeable. Purchase Diffraction Physics - 3rd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN ,

Reflected and transmitted waves at a smooth interface between a fluid and an elastic medium -- Acoustic field diffracted by the edge of an impenetrable wedge -- Acoustic field in the shadow zone of a smooth convex object -- References -- 2. Canonical problems and nonuniform asymptotic theory of acoustic wave diffraction --   The diffraction grating of a spectrometer partially determines the optical resolution that can be achieved by the spectrometer and also determines the wavelength range. Selecting the correct grating is an important factor to optimize a spectrometer to .

  Usually an object is three-dimensional, which means its structure factor is also three-dimensional. When its diffraction pattern is recorded by using a planar detector, one can record only one slice of its structure factor. To collect all the data needed to reconstruct the 3-D structure of the object. Diffraction is a wave characteristic and occurs for all types of waves. If diffraction is observed for some phenomenon, it is evidence that the phenomenon is a wave. Thus the horizontal diffraction of the laser beam after it passes through slits in is evidence that light is a wave. Section Summary.


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Excerpt from Diffraction by a Smooth Object The total field at a point is postulated to be the sum of the fields on all rays which pass through the point. By using this theory we will obtain an explicit ex pression for the field produced at any point when a wave hits a smooth convex opaque by: Full text of "Diffraction by a smooth object" Electromagnetic Theory, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York,19U1.

Ibid., Scattering of a plane wave from a circular dielectric cylinder at oblique incidence, Canadian Journal of Physics, 33,Diffraction by a smooth object by Keller, Joseph B at - the best online ebook storage. Download and read online for free Diffraction by a smooth object by Keller, Joseph B/5(1).

In previous investigations the so‐called geometrical theory of diffraction was established. Its application has been limited to problems of diffraction of waves by smooth opaque the present paper, the geometrical theory of diffraction is extended and applied to problems of diffraction by a smooth transparent object of any by:   In the present paper, the geometrical theory of diffraction is extended and applied to problems of diffraction by a smooth transparent object of any shape.

For simplicity only scalar fields and two‐dimensional problems are by: Shareable Link. Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn more. In previous investigations the so-called geometrical theory of diffraction was established. Its application has been limited to problems of diffraction of waves by smooth opaque objects.

In the present paper, the geometrical theory of diffraction is extended and applied to problems of diffraction by a smooth transparent object of any shape.

For simplicity only scalar fields and two. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Diffraction by a smooth object Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

EMBED EMBED (for. DIFFRACTION BY A SMOOTH OBJECT 29 S. THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE SHADOW BOUNDARY point P lies on the shadow boundary, the two stationary values of a obtained above for u(l)(P), for P in the forward half-space, coalesce into the single stationary point a = 0.

Diffraction refers to various phenomena that occur when a wave encounters an obstacle or a slit. It is defined as the bending of waves around the corners of an obstacle or through an aperture into the region of geometrical shadow of the obstacle/aperture.

The diffracting object or aperture effectively becomes a secondary source of the propagating wave. Diffraction by a smooth object Diffraction by a smooth object Levy, Bertram R.; Keller, Joseph B. BERTRAM R. L E V Y and J O S E P H B. K E L L E R PART I APPLICATION OF THE GEOMETRICAL THEORY OF DIFFRACTION 1.

Introduction This paper, on the diffraction of a wave by a smooth convex opaque object of any shape, consists of two parts. The complex-ray-tracing technique, together with the uniform approximation at complex caustics, is used to determine the field diffracted by a smooth convex reflecting object.

In this way one gets some improvements with respect to the preceding diffraction theories: firstly, the treatment results simpler; secondly, the number of assumptions is considerably reduced; lastly, a method is found. Diffraction of a wave at high frequencies by an arbitrary smooth convex object A.

Hermans 1 Journal of Engineering Mathematics volume 2, pages – () Cite this article. 2. Interaction with Objects Light can also interact with objects in such a way that its ability to bend around corners is enhanced. Light passing through a simple slit and diffracting could be described as light interacting with an object, but such a situation is more a case of internal diffraction.

Diffraction tomography is a method of imaging based on reconstructing an object from measurements of the way in which it diffracts a probe signal. Unlike X-ray CT, this involves the use of a radiation field whose wavelength is the same order of magnitude as the object (e.g.

ultrasound, with a wavelength ~ 10 −3 m, and millimetric microwaves). The book then examines Fourier transformation and diffraction by several apertures. The manuscript takes a look at extended luminous sources and objects and diffraction phenomena in perfect optical instruments.

Topics include diffraction gratings, phase contrast, apodization, filtering spatial frequencies, relation between the length of wave. The diffracting objects considered are opaque and semi-transparent objects of known cross section which are situated in an otherwise transparent area and illuminated with a collimated quasi-monochromatic beam of light.

The plane in which the resultant diffraction pattern is considered is at a sufficient distance from the object for the approximation of Fraunhofer (far field) diffraction to be.

Diffraction through a Single Slit. Light passing through a single slit forms a diffraction pattern somewhat different from those formed by double slits or diffraction gratings, which we discussed in the chapter on interference.

Figure \(\PageIndex{2}\) shows a single-slit diffraction pattern. Note that the central maximum is larger than maxima. Diffraction, the spreading of waves around ction takes place with sound; with electromagnetic radiation, such as light, X-rays, and gamma rays; and with very small moving particles such as atoms, neutrons, and electrons, which show wavelike consequence of diffraction is that sharp shadows are not produced.

The phenomenon is the result of interference (i.e., when. For a class of canonical problems of plane wave diffraction by an arbitrarily shaped smooth convex cone (formulated as a boundary value problem for the Helmholtz equation with Dirichlet or Neumann boundary conditions), we develop a method for evaluating the diffraction coefficients in arbitrary "nonsingular" directions, i.e., in all the.

The reconstructed object, along with its reconstructed power spectrum and spectral phase are shown in Fig. 5f–h. These results clearly show that sparsity-based reconstruction works very well despite the fact that the object is a 1D smooth function and that the measured data is noisy, truncated and lacks any knowledge on the spectral phase.Experiments with Diffraction.

Abbie Tippie ([email protected]) and. Tammy Lee ([email protected]) What is diffraction? When parallel waves of light are obstructed by a very small object (i.e. sharp edge, slit, wire, etc.), the waves spread around the edges of the obstruction and interfere, resulting in a pattern of dark and.

We can have diffraction of electromagnetic waves of different wave lengths. The basic condition is the ratio of (wave length)/(width of the slit or diameter of the hole).

Greater the value of this ratio more the diffraction. In case of diffractio.