1 January 2002 Optical Fourier transform theory based on geometrical optics
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Optical Engineering, 41(1), (2002). doi:10.1117/1.1424878
Abstract
A new theory of the Fourier-transform property of a lens, based on geometrical optics instead of diffraction and wave optics, is presented. This simple theory is useful for quick understanding of optical correlators and other Fourier optical processors.
Suganda Jutamulia, Toshimitsu Asakura, "Optical Fourier transform theory based on geometrical optics," Optical Engineering 41(1), (1 January 2002). http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.1424878
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Geometrical optics

Collimation

Fourier transforms

Optical correlators

Diffraction

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Optical engineering

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