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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 18 — Aug. 27, 2012
  • pp: 20228–20237

Non-paraxial TM01 and TE01 from Laguerre-Gauss angular spectrum

Pierre-André Bélanger and Simon Thibault  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 18, pp. 20228-20237 (2012)

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We demonstrate that a Laguerre-Gauss spectrum of plane waves distribution optimize the variance of the spectrum-bandwidth product. In the space domain, the axial Ez (TM01) and the azimuthal Eϕ (TE01) have also a Laguerre-Gauss profile that describes correctly some experimental published and calculated results in the focal plane.

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OCIS Codes
(110.2990) Imaging systems : Image formation theory
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

Original Manuscript: August 8, 2012
Revised Manuscript: August 8, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 16, 2012
Published: August 20, 2012

Pierre-André Bélanger and Simon Thibault, "Non-paraxial TM01 and TE01 from Laguerre-Gauss angular spectrum," Opt. Express 20, 20228-20237 (2012)

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