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  • Vol. 67, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1977
  • pp: 699–700

Gaussian beam modes by multipoles with complex source points

S. Y. Shin and L. B. Felsen  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 67, Issue 5, pp. 699-700 (1977)

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It is shown that the complex Hermite-Gaussian wave functions proposed by Siegman can be generated in a straightforward manner by assigning complex locations to the source points in a multipole expansion of an optical field.

© 1977 Optical Society of America

S. Y. Shin and L. B. Felsen, "Gaussian beam modes by multipoles with complex source points," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 699-700 (1977)

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