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Re: OPTICA and GRIN media

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  • Subject: [mg29858] Re: [mg29828] OPTICA and GRIN media
  • From: steffenz at server2.fo.fh-koeln.de
  • Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2001 01:36:48 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Optica is raytracing from surface to surface. In a gradient index 
medium are no surfaces. Ithink it's possible to take a multiple layer 
instead of a grin. I am afraid this is not a very efficient way to do 
this.  

Steffen


> Date:          Fri, 13 Jul 2001 04:19:11 -0400 (EDT)
> From:          "Lukasz Jankowski" <Lukasz.Jankowski at bam.de>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> To:            mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Subject: [mg29858]       [mg29828] OPTICA and GRIN media

> I need to raytrace through GRIN fiber with arbitrary index 
> distribution, i.e. no axial and transitional symmetry. 
> 
> Is it possible with Optica?
> 
> Lukasz Jankowski
> 
> 
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