Nodal-line dynamics via exact polynomial solutions for coherent waves traversing aberrated imaging systems

David M. Paganin, Mario A. Beltran, Timothy C. Petersen

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We obtain exact polynomial solutions for two-dimensional coherent complex scalar fields propagating through arbitrary aberrated shift-invariant linear imaging systems. These solutions are used to model nodal-line dynamics of coherent fields output by such systems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)975-978
Number of pages4
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2018

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