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Old   July 13, 2006, 10:54
Default Eikonal Equation & Geometric Optics
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Dear all

Is there any people that have background on geometric optics especially solution of eikonal equation and indication of geometrical wave front.

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Old   July 21, 2006, 07:59
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The most simple way of solve the eikonal equation is the ray theory where this equation is transformed in a system of 6 ordinary differenzial equations (3 for the ray position and three for the ray direction) which can be easily solved.

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