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Special Cases of Axisymmetric and Gaussian Beams

  • Gérard GouesbetEmail author
  • Gérard Gréhan
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Abstract

We define an axisymmetric beam [74] (Gouesbet, Applied Optics 35(9), 1543–1555, 1996) to be a beam for which the z-component \(S_{z}\) of the Poynting vector, in which z is the direction of propagation of the beam, does not depend on the azimuthal angle \(\varphi \), in suitably chosen coordinate systems.

Keywords

Gaussian Beam Scattered Intensity Axis Location Poynting Vector Amplitude Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CORIACNRS-Université et INSA de RouenSaint-Étienne-du-RouvrayFrance
  2. 2.CORIAUniversité de Rouen CNRS UMR6614Saint-Étienne-du-RouvrayFrance

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