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Special Cases of Axisymmetric and Gaussian Beams

  • Gérard Gouesbet
  • Gérard Gréhan

Abstract

We define an axisymmetric beam [74] 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 ϕ, in suitably chosen coordinate systems.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

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  • Gérard Gouesbet
    • Gérard Gréhan

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