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Dynamic transition between Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction patterns - a lecture experiment

@article{Lisicki2008DynamicTB,
  title={Dynamic transition between Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction patterns - a lecture experiment},
  author={Maciej Lisicki and Ludmila Buller and Michał Oszmaniec and Krzysztof Wojtowicz},
  journal={arXiv: Optics},
  year={2008}
}
A simple method for presenting a dynamic transition between Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction zones is considered. Experiments are conducted on different apertures and diffraction patterns are photographed at various distances between the screen and the aperture. A diverging lens is introduced into the experimental setup to provide enlarged Fresnel diffraction patterns. Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction patterns and dynamic transition between them can be easily obtained on a distance of few… 

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