An accurate description of a sub-cycle pulsed beam is presented, which are exact solutions of Maxwell's equations, and applicable to a focused pulsed beam with a pulse duration down to and below one cycle.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses
Q. Lin, J. Zheng, and W. Becker, "Exact Solution for Sub-cycle Pulsed Focused Vector Beams," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CFO4.
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