The electromagnetic fields reflected from on- and off-axis parabolas are derived exactly for arbitrary F/#. Solutions are presented for Gaussian and super-Gaussian incident beams and compared to the standard TEM00 mode.
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S. M. Sepke, S. Banerjee, M. A. Rever, and D. P. Umstadter, "Exact Field Solution for Diffraction Limited Laser Pulses," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JTuC67.
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