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  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2012
  • pp: 1115–1123

Transverse electric and transverse magnetic pulsed-beam decomposition of time-dependent aperture fields

Timor Melamed, Dor Abuhasira, and David Dayan  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 29, Issue 6, pp. 1115-1123 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.29.001115


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Abstract

The present contribution is concerned with applying beam-type expansion to a planar aperture time-dependent (TD) electromagnetic field in which the propagating elements, the electromagnetic pulsed-beams, are a priori decomposed into transverse electric (TE) and transverse magnetic (TM) field polarizations. The propagating field is described as a discrete superposition of tilted, shifted, and delayed TE and TM electromagnetic pulsed-beam propagators over the frame spectral lattice. These waveobjects are evaluated by using TD plane-wave spectral representations. Explicit asymptotic expressions for electromagnetic isodiffracting pulsed-quadratic beam propagators are presented, as well as a numerical example.

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OCIS Codes
(070.2580) Fourier optics and signal processing : Paraxial wave optics
(080.2720) Geometric optics : Mathematical methods (general)
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory
(050.5082) Diffraction and gratings : Phase space in wave options

ToC Category:
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History
Original Manuscript: December 16, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: January 23, 2012
Published: June 1, 2012

Citation
Timor Melamed, Dor Abuhasira, and David Dayan, "Transverse electric and transverse magnetic pulsed-beam decomposition of time-dependent aperture fields," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 29, 1115-1123 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-29-6-1115


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