I've come across a question that I don't know how to tackle: An alternative way of observing Fraunhofer diffraction uses lenses to provide appropriate conditions. Sketch an optical conﬁguration ...
I'm making a little UV exposure box and I'm looking for a way to evenly spread out the UV light. I've used Fresnel lenses to do just this in the past, but that was for visible light. But from what ...
The fraunhoffer treatment of circular apertures yields a diffraction pattern of circles, with the first minimum (dark ring) at an angular radius of $\theta$ where $\sin(\theta)=1.22\lambda/b$, where ...
If we are imaging light in the far field region. We have three situations/relations (illustrated below): Arc Length: We know the distance subtended (S) by the light ray in a lens-less system will be ...
Is it possible to reduce the airy disk size produced by one lens with another lens placed after the previous one? For example, parallel ray incident on first lens L1 (without aberration), then there ...