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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 13 — Dec. 21, 1998
  • pp: 524–529

Experimental observation of interfering Bessel beams

S. Chávez-Cerda, E. Tepichin, M. A. Meneses-Nava, G. Ramirez, and J. Miguel Hickmann  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 3, Issue 13, pp. 524-529 (1998)

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We experimentally verified the interference resulting of the superposition of two Bessel beams propagating in free space and showed for first time the self imaging effect using nondiffracting beams. Our results are supported by numerical simulations and possible applications are discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory

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Published: December 21, 1998

Sabino Chavez-Cerda, Eduardo Tepichin, Antonio Meneses-Nava, G. Ramirez, and Jandir Miguel Hickmann, "Experimental observation of interfering Bessel beams," Opt. Express 3, 524-529 (1998)

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