12 August 2008 Nonparaxial transverse-magnetic laser beams
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Proceedings Volume 7099, Photonics North 2008; 70992I (2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.807159
Event: Photonics North 2008, 2008, Montréal, Canada
Abstract
Expressions for the fields of transverse-magnetic laser beams in free space that are rigorous solutions to Maxwell's equations are given in a closed form. The electric and the magnetic fields are both expressed in terms of nonparaxial elegant Laguerre-Gaussian beams that are exact solutions of the Helmholtz equation. These solutions involve spherical Bessel functions and associated Legendre functions. Radially polarized beams of arbitrary order are considered and the lowest-order radially polarized beam (TM01 beam) is investigated in detail.
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A. April, A. April, } "Nonparaxial transverse-magnetic laser beams", Proc. SPIE 7099, Photonics North 2008, 70992I (12 August 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.807159; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.807159
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