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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2006
  • pp: 619–621

Self-interaction and mutual interaction of complex-argument Laguerre–Gauss beams

S. R. Seshadri  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 5, pp. 619-621 (2006)

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A general method is presented for the determination of the time-averaged power associated with the self-interaction and the mutual interaction of cylindrically symmetric complex-argument Laguerre–Gauss beams. The method is also applied for the determination of two useful moments of the time-averaged Poynting vector.

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OCIS Codes
(010.3310) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Laser beam transmission
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation
(350.7420) Other areas of optics : Waves

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

Original Manuscript: September 2, 2005
Revised Manuscript: October 7, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: October 31, 2005

S. R. Seshadri, "Self-interaction and mutual interaction of complex-argument Laguerre-Gauss beams," Opt. Lett. 31, 619-621 (2006)

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