Index

A

ABCD matrices

Lorentz group, 305

optical beam transfer matrix, 305309

optical materials, 307

physical applications, 308

Appell transformation, PWE

circular cylindrical symmetry, 404

Gaussian aperture, 406

sinusoidal function-based matrix, 405

symmetry algebra, 407

Area-based approaches

block matching, 574, 576

optical flow methods, 576, 577

Auto-reciprocal beams, 185186

B

Baker’s asphericity model

contour plots, 434

density plots, 434

description, 433434

mean squared error vs. fitted model, 435

polar plots, 434

Bargmann index, 440, 441

BB-Airy wavefunctions, 354355

Beam mode expansion coefficients

arbitrary coherent two-dimensional signal, 41

examples, 4347

HG functions, 42

intensity and phase distribution, 43

linear combinations ...

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