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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2012
  • pp: 909–911

Nonparaxial TE and TM vector beams with well-defined orbital angular momentum

P. A. Brandão  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 5, pp. 909-911 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.000909


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Abstract

A new formalism is developed for diffraction-free vector beams in free space. The solutions of Maxwell’s equations are separated into two polarization modes, TE and TM. We discuss the validity of the method by applying it to a particular solution, the vectorial Bessel beam of order m.

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OCIS Codes
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 5, 2011
Revised Manuscript: January 3, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 12, 2012
Published: February 27, 2012

Citation
P. A. Brandão, "Nonparaxial TE and TM vector beams with well-defined orbital angular momentum," Opt. Lett. 37, 909-911 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-5-909


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