how ray optics is limitig case of wve optics???

Asked by  | 24th Jan, 2010, 12:14: PM

Expert Answer:

The paraxial approximation or small angle approximation, in ray optics allows simplification of mathematical models in wave optics of optical systems and components. And therefore these expression becomes linear and can be expressed in terms of simple matrices.

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Answered by  | 24th Jan, 2010, 02:36: PM

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