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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 27, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2010
  • pp: 390–398

Apertured paraxial Bessel beams

Yusuf Z. Umul  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 27, Issue 3, pp. 390-398 (2010)

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The paraxial Bessel beam is obtained by applying an approximation in the wavenumbers. The scattering of the beams by a circular aperture in an absorbing screen is investigated. The scattered fields are expressed in terms of the Fresnel integrals by evaluating the Kirchhoff diffraction integral in the paraxial approximation. The results are examined numerically.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1220) Diffraction and gratings : Apertures
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory
(070.2580) Fourier optics and signal processing : Paraxial wave optics
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory

ToC Category:
Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Original Manuscript: October 6, 2009
Revised Manuscript: December 25, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: December 26, 2009
Published: February 9, 2010

Yusuf Z. Umul, "Apertured paraxial Bessel beams," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 27, 390-398 (2010)

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