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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1999
  • pp: 1413–1416

Coherent-mode decomposition of Bessel–Gauss beams

Bin Zhang and Baida Lü  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 16, Issue 6, pp. 1413-1416 (1999)

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The mathematical expressions for the coherent-mode decomposition of Bessel–Gauss (BG) beams have been derived for the general case, for which the cross correlation of modes is included, and the inverse problem of calculating the mode parameters from the given M2 factor has been solved for BG beams.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(030.4070) Coherence and statistical optics : Modes
(140.3430) Lasers and laser optics : Laser theory

Original Manuscript: August 25, 1998
Revised Manuscript: December 21, 1998
Manuscript Accepted: January 22, 1999
Published: June 1, 1999

Bin Zhang and Baida Lü, "Coherent-mode decomposition of Bessel–Gauss beams," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16, 1413-1416 (1999)

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