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Auto-waveguide regime of propagation of laser radiation with a helical structure of the phase, and the problem of its propagation in media with different mechanisms of nonlinearity
Author(s): Vladimir Ilyich Kruglov; Vasily M. Volkov
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Paper Abstract

The analytical theory governing the propagation of spiral laser beams in nonlinear media is developed. The stability of a circular symmetry structure of the beam is investigated. It is found that critical autoguide power depends on the topological charge of the spiral beam.

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Date Published: 6 June 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1871, Intense Laser Beams and Applications, (6 June 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.145233
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Vladimir Ilyich Kruglov, Institute of Physics (Belarus)
Vasily M. Volkov, Institute of Physics (Belarus)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1871:
Intense Laser Beams and Applications
William E. McDermott, Editor(s)

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