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A Schrodinger formulation for paraxial light beam propagation
Author(s): Timon Cheng-Yi Liu; Jian-Ling Yin; Wei Hu
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Paper Abstract

The wave equation of light beam propagation was written in the form of an axial-coordinate-dependent Schrodinger equation, and the expectation value of a dynamical variable and the ABCD law were discussed by use of quantum mechanics approach. With the in-depth study of this theory, it has extended from the ABCD system to the effective ABCD system etc. All of the works are introduced in detail to interest others in this theory.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 January 2005
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5627, High-Power Lasers and Applications III, (26 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.581157
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Timon Cheng-Yi Liu, South China Normal Univ. (China)
Jian-Ling Yin, South China Normal Univ. (China)
Wei Hu, South China Normal Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5627:
High-Power Lasers and Applications III
Dianyuan Fan; Ken-ichi Ueda; Jongmin Lee, Editor(s)

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