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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 1998
  • pp: 1247–1249

Propagation-invariant spot arrays

Ville Kettunen and Jari Turunen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 16, pp. 1247-1249 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.001247


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Abstract

Optical fields with scale- and shape-invariant transverse intensity profiles consisting of a prescribed distribution of bright spots are introduced. Approximations of such fields are demonstrated by means of binary annular-aperture diffractive elements.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(070.2580) Fourier optics and signal processing : Paraxial wave optics
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory

Citation
Ville Kettunen and Jari Turunen, "Propagation-invariant spot arrays," Opt. Lett. 23, 1247-1249 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-16-1247


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