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Mapping of Hermite-Gaussian modes in ABCD systems
Author(s): Tatiana Alieva; Martin J. Bastiaans
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Paper Abstract

The orthonormal set of Hermite-Gaussian modes maps into another orthonormal set after propagation through a first-order optical system. A compact expression for these modes is derived. The introduction of a novel class of orthonormal modes is useful for non-interferometric phase recovery techniques and simplifies the design of mode converters and information processing systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 January 2006
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6027, ICO20: Optical Information Processing, 60270C (20 January 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.667743
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Tatiana Alieva, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
Martin J. Bastiaans, Technische Univ. Eindhoven (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6027:
ICO20: Optical Information Processing
Yunlong Sheng; Songlin Zhuang; Yimo Zhang, Editor(s)

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