89th Optical Society of America Annual Meeting Proceedings: Tucson, AZ, October 1, 2005.
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NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Glen Gillen was not yet affiliated with Cal Poly.
The Stratton-Chu vector diffraction integrals are expressed in dimensionless forms and then numerically evaluated to describe light propagation originating from a plane and a curved surface without invoking paraxial approximation