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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2000
  • pp: 869–871

Nonparaxial propagation of a cylindrical beam with Lanczos reduction

Q. Luo and C. T. Law  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 12, pp. 869-871 (2000)

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We discuss a numerical method based on Lanczos reduction of modeling nonparaxial propagation of a cylindrical symmetric beam. To illustrate the performance and demonstrate the significant difference between nonparaxial and paraxial beams, we consider Gaussian beam propagation in two different settings.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation

Q. Luo and C. T. Law, "Nonparaxial propagation of a cylindrical beam with Lanczos reduction," Opt. Lett. 25, 869-871 (2000)

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