Cylindrically symmetric transverse magnetic modified Bessel-Gauss beams and waves are treated. The rate of spreading of these waves on propagation reduces and approaches that of the Bessel waves as the beam shape parameter is increased.
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(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation
S. R. Seshadri, "Electromagnetic Modified Bessel-Gauss Beams and Waves," in Frontiers in Optics 2007/Laser Science XXIII/Organic Materials and Devices for Displays and Energy Conversion, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper FWC5.
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