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  • Vol. 2, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1985
  • pp: 1818–1820

Generation of Hermite–Gaussian beam modes by multipoles with complex source points

Kwai-Man Luk and Ping-Kong Yu  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 2, Issue 11, pp. 1818-1820 (1985)

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It is shown that the conventional Hermite–Gaussian wave functions can be generated by assigning complex-source coordinates to multipole field expressions.

© 1985 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 11, 1984
Manuscript Accepted: July 2, 1985
Published: November 1, 1985

Kwai-Man Luk and Ping-Kong Yu, "Generation of Hermite–Gaussian beam modes by multipoles with complex source points," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 2, 1818-1820 (1985)

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