Ehrenfest, P. and Epstein, P. S. (1927) Remarks on the Quantum Theory of Diffraction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 13 (6). pp. 400-408. ISSN 0027-8424 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:EHRpnas27
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Before attacking the Fresnel problems we shall restate some of the considerations of our last paper, dealing with the Fraunhofer diffraction in a new form suitable for generalization . The main question discussed in that paper was as to the intensity of light diffracted by any optical structure at a given angle to the incident beam. We saw there that the "electronic intensity," ρ of the diffracting system is a function of the space which may be referred to any system of coordinates. Let us use a rectangular cartesian system x, y, z and denote the cosines of the angles between the axes and the direction of the incident ray by αo, βo, γo.
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