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Collinear non-diffracting beams: classification and properties
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Paper Abstract

Non-diffracting laser modes and interfering non-diffracting beams have been extensively studied. Interfering nondiffracting beams generate novel laser modes. In this paper we accumulate various interfering conditions for nondiffracting beams and discuss the properties of the resultant beam. Contrasting intensity profiles and topological charge distribution are obtained on varying interfering conditions. Collinear propagation of non-diffracting laser beams is also reported.

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Date Published: 8 February 2010
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7613, Complex Light and Optical Forces IV, 76130U (8 February 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.840390
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Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Univ. of Tromsø (Norway)
Woei Ming Lee, Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7613:
Complex Light and Optical Forces IV
Enrique J. Galvez; David L. Andrews; Jesper Glückstad, Editor(s)

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