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  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2014
  • pp: 1931–1935

Transmission of a Gaussian beam through a gyrotropic cylinder

Zhenzhen Chen, Huayong Zhang, Xianliang Wu, and Zhixiang Huang  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 31, Issue 9, pp. 1931-1935 (2014)

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An exact analytical solution to the transmission of a Gaussian beam through a gyrotropic cylinder is formulated in terms of a cylindrical vector wave function expansion form. By applying the continuous boundary conditions of electromagnetic fields, the unknown expansion coefficients of the scattered and internal fields are determined. For a localized beam model, numerical results are presented for the normalized near-surface and internal field intensity distributions, and the propagation characteristics are discussed concisely.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3430) Lasers and laser optics : Laser theory
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(290.4020) Scattering : Mie theory

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

Original Manuscript: April 23, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: July 11, 2014
Published: August 7, 2014

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Zhenzhen Chen, Huayong Zhang, Xianliang Wu, and Zhixiang Huang, "Transmission of a Gaussian beam through a gyrotropic cylinder," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 31, 1931-1935 (2014)

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