1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Math problem in Huygens-Fresnel principle

  1. Jan 9, 2010 #1
    in Huygens-Fresnel principle, U(P)=K*∫∫U(Q)*F(θ0,θ0)*exp{ikr}/r*d∑
    K=-i/λ; F(θ0,θ0)=0.5(cosθ0+cosθ) is inclination factor; d∑ is a small part of any close surfaces; these are all include in any Beam Optics book

    I want to demonstrate the spherical wave point source S gives out, all the d∑ in the spherical surface as Secondary Source, whose light come to point P, equals to S only

    I don't know how to integrate,coz it seems to hard to me.
    Please show the process. Any book involves is available too.Thanks
     

    Attached Files:

  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 15, 2010 #2
    I'm so confused that no one could give me any answer...Is it because I didn't get the idea through? Please let me know...thx
     
  4. Jan 21, 2010 #3
    I can't understand the formula U(P)=K*∫∫U(Q)*F(θ0,θ0)*exp{ikr}/r*d∑.
    Can you express it more clearly?
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Math problem in Huygens-Fresnel principle
Loading...