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Gouy phase for full-aperture spherical and cylindrical waves

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Original title:Gouy phase for full-aperture spherical and cylindrical waves
Author:Tomáš Tyc
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Citation:TYC, Tomáš. Gouy phase for full-aperture spherical and cylindrical waves. Optics Letters, 2012, roč. 37, č. 5, s. 924-926. ISSN 0146-9592.Export BibTeX
@article{973263,
author = {Tyc, Tomáš},
article_number = {5},
keywords = {gouy phase; spherical wave; pulse propagation; wave equation},
language = {eng},
issn = {0146-9592},
journal = {Optics Letters},
title = {Gouy phase for full-aperture spherical and cylindrical waves},
url = {http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?uri=ol-37-5-924},
volume = {37},
year = {2012}
}
Original language:English
Field:Optics, masers and lasers
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Type:Article in Periodical
Keywords:gouy phase; spherical wave; pulse propagation; wave equation

We investigate the Gouy phase shift for full-aperture waves converging to a focal point from all directions in two and three dimensions. We find a simple interpretation for the Gouy phase in this situation and show that it has a dramatic effect on reshaping sharply localized pulses.

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