Optical systems for synchrotron radiation. Lecture 1. Introductory topics. Revision

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Various fundamental topics are considered which underlie the design and use of optical systems for synchrotron radiation. The point of view of linear system theory is chosen which acts as a unifying concept throughout the series. In this context the important optical quantities usually appear as either impulse response functions (Green's functions) or frequency transfer functions (Fourier Transforms of the Green's functions). Topics include the damped harmonic oscillator, free-space optical field propagation, optical properties of materials, dispersion, and the Kramers-Kronig relations.

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Howells, M.R. February 1, 1986.

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Various fundamental topics are considered which underlie the design and use of optical systems for synchrotron radiation. The point of view of linear system theory is chosen which acts as a unifying concept throughout the series. In this context the important optical quantities usually appear as either impulse response functions (Green's functions) or frequency transfer functions (Fourier Transforms of the Green's functions). Topics include the damped harmonic oscillator, free-space optical field propagation, optical properties of materials, dispersion, and the Kramers-Kronig relations.

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01; 1.

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  • Synchrotron radiation sources and their applications conference, Aberdeen, Scotland, 14 Sep 1985

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  • Other: DE86009906
  • Report No.: LBL-20833-Rev.
  • Report No.: CONF-8509255-2-Rev.
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00098
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5762328
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1102536

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Howells, M.R. Optical systems for synchrotron radiation. Lecture 1. Introductory topics. Revision, article, February 1, 1986; [Berkeley,] California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1102536/: accessed May 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.