Corpus ID: 232222929

Optical properties of an extended gravitational lens

  title={Optical properties of an extended gravitational lens},
  author={S. Turyshev and V. Toth},
We continue to study the optical properties of the solar gravitational lens (SGL). The aim is prospective applications of the SGL for imaging purposes. We investigate the solution of Maxwell's equations for the electromagnetic (EM) field, obtained on the background of a static gravitational field of the Sun. We now treat the Sun as an extended body with a gravitational field that can be described using an infinite series of gravitational multipole moments. Studying the propagation of… Expand