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Journal of the Optical Society of America A

| OPTICS, IMAGE SCIENCE, AND VISION

  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 28, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1829–1829

Wigner distribution function of an Airy beam: reply to comment

Rui-pin Chen, Hong-Ping Zheng, and Chao-Qing Dai  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 28, Issue 9, pp. 1829-1829 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.28.001829


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Abstract

We correct the omission in the calculation of the Wigner distribution function (WDF) of an Airy beam in [ J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 28, 1307 (2011)]. The result of the WDF of a propagating Airy beam is identical to what was derived in terms of the WDF propagation law by Besieris and Shaarawi.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation
(080.5084) Geometric optics : Phase space methods of analysis

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 27, 2011
Revised Manuscript: July 22, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: July 23, 2011
Published: August 15, 2011

Citation
Rui-pin Chen, Hong-Ping Zheng, and Chao-Qing Dai, "Wigner distribution function of an Airy beam: reply to comment," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 28, 1829-1829 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-28-9-1829


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