## Nonparaxial propagation of Lorentz–Gauss beams in uniaxial crystal orthogonal to the optical axis |

JOSA A, Vol. 31, Issue 4, pp. 872-878 (2014)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.31.000872

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### Abstract

Analytical expressions for the three components of nonparaxial propagation of a polarized Lorentz–Gauss beam in uniaxial crystal orthogonal to the optical axis are derived and used to investigate its propagation properties in uniaxial crystal. The influences of the initial beam parameters and the parameters of the uniaxial crystal on the evolution of the beam-intensity distribution in the uniaxial crystal are examined in detail. Results show that the statistical properties of a nonparaxial Lorentz–Gauss beam in a uniaxial crystal orthogonal to the optical axis are closely determined by the initial beam’s parameters and the parameters of the crystal: the beam waist sizes—

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**OCIS Codes**

(260.1180) Physical optics : Crystal optics

(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory

(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation

**ToC Category:**

Physical Optics

**History**

Original Manuscript: January 6, 2014

Revised Manuscript: February 25, 2014

Manuscript Accepted: February 25, 2014

Published: March 31, 2014

**Citation**

Xun Wang, Zhirong Liu, and Daomu Zhao, "Nonparaxial propagation of Lorentz–Gauss beams in uniaxial crystal orthogonal to the optical axis," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A **31**, 872-878 (2014)

http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-31-4-872

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