»Eikonal« by Manfred R. Schroeder | i |
creators: Manfred R. Schroeder
title: Eikonal

Realized with the assistance of Wolfgang Möller.

" The graphic Eikonal … from nearby one sees just a tangle of black curves, but from afar it looks like … (squinting or viewing in dim light helps in seeing what’s “behind” Eikonal).

This image, programmed by Wolfgang Möller, is a solution of the eikonal equation of geometric optics. The curves are the wavefronts of a light wave emanating from near the center of the picture and traveling through a medium of variable refractive index. "

Manfred R. Schroeder


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