Overview

Fresnel diffraction


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A form of diffraction in which the light source or the receiving screen, or both, are at finite distances from the diffracting object, so that the wavefronts are not plane, as in Fraunhofer diffraction. It was studied by A. J. Fresnel.

Subjects: Chemistry — Physics.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.