Systematic procedures are presented for determining the the optical components needed to obtain an arbitrary transformation of a propagating light ray or Gaussian beam.
© 1981 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 10, 1981
Published: July 1, 1981
Lee W. Casperson, "Synthesis of Gaussian beam optical systems," Appl. Opt. 20, 2243-2249 (1981)