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, Franco Gori, Riccardo Borghi, Riccardo Borghi, Massimo Santarsiero, Massimo Santarsiero, Silvia Vicalvi, 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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