We calculated the effect of the misalignment of a Gaussian beam with respect to an axicon and found that for small displacements, the focal line preserves its resolution and remains parallel to the optical axis.
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P. Dufour, G. Thériault, Y. De Koninck, and N. McCarthy, "Study of the Transversal Misalignment of an Axicon," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JWC73.
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