Numerical visualization of aperiodic scalar optical wave fields.

Abstract

In numerical wave optic simulations using the conventional angular spectrum method, numerical inter-periodic interference occurs as a result of the inherent periodicity of the discrete Fourier transform. In this paper, we propose an aperiodic angular spectrum representation of a scalar optical wave field without numerical inter-periodic interference in an aperiodic area. The visualization of holographic three-dimensional image light field is presented for the validity of the proposed method. It is believed that the proposed method can be broadly applied to visualization of scalar optical wave field represented by the angular spectrum plane wave bases.

DOI: 10.1364/OE.25.014715

Cite this paper

@article{Roh2017NumericalVO, title={Numerical visualization of aperiodic scalar optical wave fields.}, author={Jinyoung Roh and Seungin Beak and Hwi Kim}, journal={Optics express}, year={2017}, volume={25 13}, pages={14715-14724} }