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Shape invariance characterization of coherent axially symmetric beams
Author(s): Franco Gori; Riccardo Borghi; Massimo Santarsiero; Silvia Vicalvi
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Paper Abstract

A typical axially symmetric beam on paraxial free propagation maintains the same transverse shape as at its waist plane for a certain range along its axis. We introduce a general procedure for estimating this range.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 November 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2870, Third International Workshop on Laser Beam and Optics Characterization, (20 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.259908
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Franco Gori, Univ. "La Sapienza," Rome (Italy)
Riccardo Borghi, Univ. "La Sapienza," Rome (Italy)
Massimo Santarsiero, Univ. "La Sapienza," Rome (Italy)
Silvia Vicalvi, Univ. "La Sapienza," Rome (Italy)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2870:
Third International Workshop on Laser Beam and Optics Characterization
Michel Morin; Adolf Giesen, Editor(s)

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