Gaussian Beams

The Gaussian Beam is named after the great mathematician Karl Friedrich Gauss . It is an important solution of the paraxial Helmholtz Equation , that exhibits the characteristics of an optical beam.   For additional information you can refer Newport's Gaussian Beam Tutorial

Please select one of the Applets below for Gaussian Beams:

Gaussian Beam Propagation (2 Lenses)
Gaussian Mode: Symmetrical Spherical-Mirror Resonator
Gaussian Mode: Asymmetrical Mirror Resonator