Theoretical Introduction and Generation Method of a Novel Nondiffracting Waves: Olver Beams


In this paper, we introduce a new class of scalar nondiffracting Helmholtz-equation solution. We demonstrate that this novel wave-equation solution has some specific orders; among these ordinary Airy beams which are regarded as the zeroth order. Moreover, a general expression of these novel beams, which are named Olver Beams and referred to OBs, is developed. The zeroth and the first high orders of the incident OBs are presented theoretically and numerically in this paper. Yet, based on a computer generated holograms method, the generation’s masks of the Finite OBs in first orders are given in this work. Also, the incident transverse intensity distribution in 1-D and 2-D of the first orders of OBs is performed.

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Belafhal, A. , Ez-Zariy, L. , Hennani, S. and Nebdi, H. (2015) Theoretical Introduction and Generation Method of a Novel Nondiffracting Waves: Olver Beams. Optics and Photonics Journal, 5, 234-246. doi: 10.4236/opj.2015.57023.

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