# Reflection of Waves from a Ridged Surface and the Zeno Effect

@article{Kouznetsov2005ReflectionOW, title={Reflection of Waves from a Ridged Surface and the Zeno Effect}, author={Dmitrii Kouznetsov and Hilmar Oberst}, journal={Optical Review}, year={2005}, volume={12}, pages={363-366} }

Reflection of waves from a ridged surface is interpreted as the spatial Zeno effect. This interpretation leads to a simple estimate for the coefficient of reflection. This estimate shows good agreement with experimental data of scattering of cold atoms from ridged surfaces.

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