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Journal of the Optical Society of America A

| OPTICS, IMAGE SCIENCE, AND VISION

  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1099–1106

Uniform approximation of paraxial flat-topped beams

Riccardo Borghi  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 30, Issue 6, pp. 1099-1106 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.30.001099


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Abstract

A uniform asymptotic theory of the free-space paraxial propagation of coherent flattened Gaussian beams is proposed in the limit of nonsmall Fresnel numbers. The pivotal role played by the error function in the mathematical description of the related wavefield is stressed.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(000.3860) General : Mathematical methods in physics
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation

ToC Category:
Propagation

History
Original Manuscript: April 16, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 18, 2013
Published: May 13, 2013

Citation
Riccardo Borghi, "Uniform approximation of paraxial flat-topped beams," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 30, 1099-1106 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-30-6-1099

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