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  • Vol. 65, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1975
  • pp: 56–58

Expansion of a plane wave in terms of Laguerre-gaussian functions and the spectral response of Selfocs®

P. M. Tannenbaum  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 65, Issue 1, pp. 56-58 (1975)

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The coefficients for the expansion of a plane wave in terms of the eigenstates (modes) of a Selfoc® fiber are derived. This result is used as the basis for a suggestion for a new optical fiber whose spectral response could be any one of the functions used extensively in colorimetric instrumentation.

P. M. Tannenbaum, "Expansion of a plane wave in terms of Laguerre-gaussian functions and the spectral response of Selfocs®," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 65, 56-58 (1975)

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