HCRP project 2009
Caustics on edgy gaussian graph
Caustics on edgy gaussian graph
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Scattering at a bump z = exp(-x4 - y4). Light starts at a point and produces caustics behind the bump. 42'000 geodesic rays have been computed to determine the caustics for this picture, 240 geodesics were actually drawn. Click onto a picture to see a large version.
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Oliver Knill | Department of Mathematics | Harvard University