Analytic description of Airy-type beams when truncated by finite apertures.

  title={Analytic description of Airy-type beams when truncated by finite apertures.},
  author={Michel Zamboni-Rached and K. Z. Nobrega and C{\'e}sar Augusto Dartora},
  journal={Optics express},
  volume={20 18},
In this paper, we have developed an analytic method for describing Airy-type beams truncated by finite apertures. This new approach is based on suitable superposition of exponentially decaying Airy beams. Regarding both theoretical and numerical aspects, the results here shown are interesting because they have been quickly evaluated through a simple analytic solution, whose propagation characteristics agree with those already published in literature through the use of numerical methods. To… 

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