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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 2008
  • pp: 3004–3005

Comment on “Degree of paraxiality for monochromatic light beams”

Pablo Vaveliuk  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 24, pp. 3004-3005 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.003004


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Abstract

This Comment shows that the parameter called the degree of paraxiality of a monochromatic beam [ Opt. Lett. 33, 1360 (2008) ] was derived using misleading criteria and that the results in that Letter might lack physical meaning.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation

ToC Category:
Other Areas of Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 30, 2008
Revised Manuscript: September 3, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: September 16, 2008
Published: December 12, 2008

Citation
Pablo Vaveliuk, "Comment on “Degree of paraxiality for monochromatic light beams”," Opt. Lett. 33, 3004-3005 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-24-3004

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