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How to Learn More About Airy Beams?

  1. Aug 26, 2014 #1
    I came across this article was incredibly interested. I've read the paper and the material was completely over my head. What should I, with a high school level education and no background in optics, do to have a complete understanding of the topic discussed in the paper? What sciences would I have to learn to get it? Many thanks.

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  3. Aug 27, 2014 #2

    Drakkith

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    You need to learn about optics in general. There are plenty of books on the subject, but you'd also need to dive into calculus and other math as well.
     
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