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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2532–2535

Cherenkov radiation versus X-shaped localized waves: comment

S. R. Seshadri  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 29, Issue 12, pp. 2532-2535 (2012)

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In this communication, certain comments are made on the X-shaped field generated by a really superluminal (point) charge treated in Subsection 2.D in the paper by Zamboni-Rached et al., “Cherenkov radiation versus X-shaped localized waves,” [J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 27, 928 (2010)].

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OCIS Codes
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation
(350.7420) Other areas of optics : Waves
(070.7345) Fourier optics and signal processing : Wave propagation

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: February 13, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 19, 2012
Published: November 12, 2012

S. R. Seshadri, "Cherenkov radiation versus X-shaped localized waves: comment," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 29, 2532-2535 (2012)

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  1. M. Zamboni-Rached, E. Recami, and I. M. Besieris, “Cherenkov radiation versus X-shaped localized waves,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 27, 928–934 (2010). [CrossRef]
  2. I. S. Gradshteyn and I. M. Ryzhik, Tables of Integrals, Series, and Products (Academic, 1965), p. 731, formulas 6.671.7 and 6.671.12.
  3. I. M. Besieris, Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA, 2011 (personal communication).
  4. J. A. Stratton, Electromagnetic Theory (McGraw-Hill, 1941), Chap. 1.

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