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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 2012
  • pp: 5175–5177

Spherical fields as nonparaxial accelerating waves

Miguel A. Alonso and Miguel A. Bandres  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 24, pp. 5175-5177 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.005175


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Abstract

We introduce nonparaxial spatially accelerating waves whose two-dimensional transverse profiles propagate along semicircular trajectories while approximately preserving their shape. We derive these waves by considering imaginary displacements on spherical fields, leading to simple closed-form expressions. The structure of these waves also allows the closed-form description of pulses.

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OCIS Codes
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation
(350.7420) Other areas of optics : Waves
(070.3185) Fourier optics and signal processing : Invariant optical fields
(070.7345) Fourier optics and signal processing : Wave propagation

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 24, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 9, 2012
Published: December 12, 2012

Citation
Miguel A. Alonso and Miguel A. Bandres, "Spherical fields as nonparaxial accelerating waves," Opt. Lett. 37, 5175-5177 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-24-5175


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