chapter  1
61 Pages

Accelerating laser beams

ByV. V. Kotlyar, A. A. Kovalev

In 1974 Kalnins and Miller [17] found a solution to the paraxial propagation equation in the form of Airy functions. In 1979, Berry and Balazs [18] considered non-broadening wave packets in quantum mechanics. In 1994, Besieris et al. [19] found a solution to the 2D paraxial equation () 2 i ∂ U ∂ ξ + ∂ 2 U ∂ s x 2 + ∂ 2 U ∂ s y 2 = 0