Interference, diffraction, and refraction, via Dirac's notation
F. J. Duarte
Abstract

The diffraction grating equation and the law of refraction are derived, in the macroscopic domain, using a generalized interference
equation derived via the application of Dirac's notation to classical
optics.

Key words: beam expander, Dirac's hypothesis, Dirac notation, Dirac's notation, diffraction, diffraction grating, far-field, Feynman, generalized interference, geometrical equations, Hamiltonian optics, interference, interferometric, Lamb, macroscopic domain, multiple-prism, near-field, N-slit, N-slit diffraction grating, N-slit interference, probability amplitude, probability amplitudes, quantum, quantum imaging, quantum techniques, quantum electrodynamics, reflection, refraction,
transmission grating, two-slit experiment, wave function, wave functions.

DIRAC OPTICS
TUNABLE LASERS
PAPERS AT THE 1997 OSA ANNUAL MEETING
Page published on the 9th of July, 1997.

Updated on the 16th of February, 2015.