20 November 1996 Shape invariance characterization of coherent axially symmetric beams
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Proceedings Volume 2870, Third International Workshop on Laser Beam and Optics Characterization; (1996) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.259908
Event: Third International Workshop on Laser Beam and Optics Characterization, 1996, Quebec City, Canada
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.
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Franco Gori, Riccardo Borghi, Massimo Santarsiero, Silvia Vicalvi, "Shape invariance characterization of coherent axially symmetric beams", Proc. SPIE 2870, Third International Workshop on Laser Beam and Optics Characterization, (20 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.259908; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.259908
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