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Intensity Within Airy Disk

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Apr3-12, 06:57 PM
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I'm trying to figure out the intensity of light in different sections of a 2d airy disk from a point source, but I'm not sure how to calculate it. Does anyone have any good sources?
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Apr3-12, 09:27 PM
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airy_di...atical_details

You need to be able to calculate values of Bessel functions. I've seen online Bessel function calculators... try a Google search for them.
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Quote Quote by jtbell View Post
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airy_di...atical_details

You need to be able to calculate values of Bessel functions. I've seen online Bessel function calculators... try a Google search for them.
Thanks Jtbell. I actually found that about an hour or so after I posted lol.
I'll look up that Bessel Function calculator, thanks for suggesting it.


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