Accession Number : AD0722433

Title :   Gaussian Illumination of a Circular Aperture,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF OFFICE FOR TECHNOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Martin,Donald H.

Report Date : 13 APR 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : An expression is developed for the far-field power distribution for a circular aperture with Gaussian illumination. Particular attention is given to the case where it is desired to maximize the far-field axial power density. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*COHERENT RADIATION, DIFFRACTION), LASERS, STATISTICAL PROCESSES, GAIN, DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE