An exact, analytical laser field model is developed for focused laser pulses, allowing for all pulse durations and spot sizes from infinite, paraxial beams to single cycle, wavelength size spots.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(070.2580) Fourier optics and signal processing : Paraxial wave optics
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
S. M. Sepke and D. P. Umstadter, "A Complete Analytical Description of Few Cycle Focused Laser Pulses," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JWB3.
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