Expansion of a plane wave into Gaussian beams

Vlastislav Cerveny


An integral expansion which expresses a plane monochromatic wave as a superposition of Gaussian beams is found. The expansion can be used to solve many wave propagation problems in complicated structures, including laterally inhomogeneous media with curved interfaces.

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Stud. geophys. geod., 26 (1982), 120-131.
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