Single-slit focusing and its representations

Manuel R. Gonçalves, William B. Case, Ady Arie, Wolfgang P. Schleich

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We illustrate the phenomenon of the focusing of a freely propagating rectangular wave packet using three different tools: (1) the time-dependent wave function in position space, (2) the Wigner phase-space approach, and (3) an experiment using laser light.

Original languageEnglish
Article number121
JournalApplied Physics B: Lasers and Optics
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2017


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