Optical Review

, Volume 3, Issue 4, pp 299–300

Are Bessel Beams Supportable in Graded-Index Media?

Authors

  • Kazuya Hayata
    • Department of Social InformationSapporo Gakuin University
GENERAL AND PHYSICAL OPTICS

DOI: 10.1007/s10043-996-0299-8

Cite this article as:
Hayata, K. OPT REV (1996) 3: 299. doi:10.1007/s10043-996-0299-8

Abstract

We disprove the existence of a family of Bessel beams [J. Durnin, J.J. Miceli, Jr. and J.H. Eberly: Phys. Rev. Lett. 58 (1987) 1499] for any realistic graded-index media.

Key words

Bessel beamnondiffracting beamgraded-index medium

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© The Optical Society of Japan 1996