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1: Sidebar 9.SB2: Interference Patterns in Caustics
Sidebar 9.SB2: Interference Patterns in Caustics
2: 7.3 Graphics
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Figure 7.3.4: | ( x ) | 2 , - 8 x 8 . Fresnel (1818) introduced the integral ( x ) in his study of the interference pattern at the edge of a shadow. … Magnify
3: 36.14 Other Physical Applications
Diffraction catastrophes describe the (linear) wave amplitudes that smooth the geometrical caustic singularities and decorate them with interference patterns. …