On the ray-wavefront duality



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Díaz-Cano Ocaña, Antonio and González Gascón, Francisco and Sánchez Soto, Luis Lorenzo (2022) On the ray-wavefront duality. Symmetry, 14 (3). ISSN 2073-8994

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.3390/sym14030478


We investigate the behavior of the solutions of the ray equation in isotropic media. We discuss local and global transversals and wavefronts and give examples of rays without wavefronts.

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© 2022 by the authors.
This research was funded by Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades Grant number PGC2018-099183-B-I00.

Uncontrolled Keywords:Geometrical optics; Ray equation; Eikonal equation; Wavefronts
Subjects:Sciences > Physics > Optics
ID Code:71831
Deposited On:20 Apr 2022 14:58
Last Modified:05 May 2022 18:07

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