Plane wave expansion of cylidrical functions

G. Cincotti, F. Gori, M. Santarsiero, F. Frezza, F. Furnó, G. Schettini

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Cylindrical waves, i.e. the product of a Hankel function of integer order times a sinusoidal angular factor, often occur in diffraction theory. We derive the expansion of a cylindrical wave into plane waves and we give some examples of applications. © 1993.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)192 - 198
Number of pages7
JournalOptics Communications
Issue number4-6
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 1993
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Cincotti, G., Gori, F., Santarsiero, M., Frezza, F., Furnó, F., & Schettini, G. (1993). Plane wave expansion of cylidrical functions. Optics Communications, 95(4-6), 192 - 198.