Abstract

An analytical expression for mode-conversion coefficients at a laser–air interface is derived using plane-wave decomposition of the modal fields. Both the mode-conversion coefficients and the radiation pattern are explicitly expressed as function of Fresnel reflection coefficients of the interface and the incident mode spectrum.

© 1986 Optical Society of America

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