10 November 1995 Diffraction of radiation on Cantor fractals
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Proceedings Volume 2647, International Conference on Holography and Correlation Optics; (1995) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.226678
Event: International Conference on Holography and Correlation Optics, 1995, Chernivsti, Ukraine
Abstract
In this paper we investigate some properties of the diffraction field due to Cantor bars, which are a 1-D fractal and are one of the most well known regular fractals. By 1-D fractal we mean that the smallest Euclidian dimension of a space where a fractal exists is one. We investigate spatial complexity in optical fields resulting from diffraction of a plane wave by such fractals. For this purpose we employ the theory of stochastic and chaotic oscillations. There are several parameters which are commonly used to characterize the dimension of a chaotic system, namely, Liapunov exponent, dimension, and entropy. We use fractal dimension d for fractals and correlation exponent v for the diffraction field. In the present paper, the correlation exponent v is used as a parameter characterizing the spatial complexity of an optical field. This parameter gives the quantity of spatial harmonics with uncommesurable periods.
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Oleg V. Angelsky, Oleg V. Angelsky, Alexander V. Kovalchuk, Alexander V. Kovalchuk, Peter P. Maksimyak, Peter P. Maksimyak, Volodymyr M. Rudeychuk, Volodymyr M. Rudeychuk, } "Diffraction of radiation on Cantor fractals", Proc. SPIE 2647, International Conference on Holography and Correlation Optics, (10 November 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.226678; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.226678
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