Appendix J: N-Slit Interferometric Calculations—Numerical Approach

J.1 Introduction

The first numerical calculations representing the interferometric equation

$|\langle x|s\rangle {|}^{2}={\displaystyle \sum _{j=1}^{N}\text{\Psi}{\left({r}_{j}\right)}^{2}}+2{\displaystyle \sum _{j=1}^{N}\text{\Psi}\left({r}_{j}\right)}\left({\displaystyle \sum _{m=j+1}^{N}\text{\Psi}\left({r}_{m}\right)\text{cos}({\text{\Omega}}_{m}-{\text{\Omega}}_{j})}\right)$ |
(J.1) |

and its associated geometry was performed using Fortran IV (Duarte and Paine 1989; Duarte 1991, 1993). Then the program was transitioned to Visual Fortran (Duarte, 2002). MATLAB^{®} versions of the calculations have been developed more recently Duarte et al. (2013). Here, we provide a MATLAB version of a simple program that deals with the experimental situation related to the basic probability amplitude

$\langle x|s\rangle ={\displaystyle \sum _{j=1}^{N}\langle x|j\rangle \langle j|s\rangle}$ |
(J.2) |

In Duarte et al. (2013), the numerical calculations were performed using a MATLAB version ...

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