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V. V. Kotlyar, A. A. Kovalev, R. V. Skidanov, O. Y. Moiseev, and V. A. Soifer, “Diffraction of a finite-radius plane wave and a Gaussian beam by a helical axicon and a spiral phase plate,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24, 1955–1964 (2007).

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V. V. Kotlyar, S. N. Khonina, A. A. Almazov, V. A. Soifer, K. Jefimovs, and J. Turunen, “Elliptic Laguerre-Gaussian beams,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 23, 43–56 (2006).

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S. N. Khonina, V. V. Kotlyar, V. A. Soifer, K. Jefimovs, P. Paakkonen, and J. Turunen, “Astigmatic Bessel laser beams,” J. Mod. Opt. 51, 677–686 (2004).

[CrossRef]

A. Bekshaev, K. Bliokh, and M. Soskin, “Internal flows and energy circulation in light beams,” J. Opt. 13, 053001 (2011).

[CrossRef]

A. Y. Bekshaev and M. S. Soskin, “Transverse energy flows in vectorial fields of paraxial beams with singularities,” Opt. Commun. 271, 332–348 (2007).

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A. Y. Bekshaev, M. S. Soskin, and M. V. Vasnetsov, “Transformation of higher-order optical vortices upon focusing by an astigmatic lens,” Opt. Commun. 241, 237–247 (2004).

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V. V. Kotlyar, A. A. Kovalev, S. N. Khonina, R. V. Skidanov, V. A. Soifer, H. Elfstrom, N. Tossavainen, and J. Turunen, “Diffraction of conic and Gaussian beams by a spiral phase plate,” J. Opt. A Pure Appl. Opt. 45, 2656–2665 (2006).

V. V. Kotlyar, A. A. Kovalev, S. N. Khonina, R. V. Skidanov, V. A. Soifer, H. Elfstrom, N. Tossavainen, and J. Turunen, “Diffraction of conic and Gaussian beams by a spiral phase plate,” J. Opt. A Pure Appl. Opt. 45, 2656–2665 (2006).

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[CrossRef]

S. N. Khonina, V. V. Kotlyar, V. A. Soifer, K. Jefimovs, P. Paakkonen, and J. Turunen, “Astigmatic Bessel laser beams,” J. Mod. Opt. 51, 677–686 (2004).

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

L. Allen, M. W. Beijersbergen, R. J. C. Spreeuw, and J. P. Woerdman, “Orbital angular momentum of light and the transformation of Laguerre-Gaussian laser modes,” Phys. Rev. A 45, 8185–8189 (1992).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

H. Bhatia, G. Norgard, V. Pascucci, and P. T. Bremer, “The Helmholtz–Hodge decomposition: a survey,” IEEE Trans. Vis. Comput. Graph. 19, 1386–1404 (2013).

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[CrossRef]

P. Senthilkumaran and F. Wyrowski, “Phase synthesis in wave-optical engineering: mapping and diffuser-type approaches,” J. Mod. Opt. 49, 1831–1850 (2002).

[CrossRef]

S. N. Khonina, V. V. Kotlyar, V. A. Soifer, K. Jefimovs, P. Paakkonen, and J. Turunen, “Astigmatic Bessel laser beams,” J. Mod. Opt. 51, 677–686 (2004).

[CrossRef]

A. M. Stewart, “Angular momentum of light,” J. Mod. Opt. 52, 1145–1154 (2005).

[CrossRef]

A. Bekshaev, K. Bliokh, and M. Soskin, “Internal flows and energy circulation in light beams,” J. Opt. 13, 053001 (2011).

[CrossRef]

V. V. Kotlyar, A. A. Kovalev, S. N. Khonina, R. V. Skidanov, V. A. Soifer, H. Elfstrom, N. Tossavainen, and J. Turunen, “Diffraction of conic and Gaussian beams by a spiral phase plate,” J. Opt. A Pure Appl. Opt. 45, 2656–2665 (2006).

R. K. Singh, P. Senthilkumaran, and K. Singh, “Effect of astigmatism on the diffraction of a vortex-carrying beam with Gaussian background,” J. Opt. A Pure Appl. Opt. 9, 543–554 (2007).

[CrossRef]

M. Bahl and P. Senthilkumaran, “Helmholtz Hodge decomposition of scalar optical fields,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 29, 2421–2427 (2012).

[CrossRef]

V. V. Kotlyar, A. A. Kovalev, R. V. Skidanov, O. Y. Moiseev, and V. A. Soifer, “Diffraction of a finite-radius plane wave and a Gaussian beam by a helical axicon and a spiral phase plate,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24, 1955–1964 (2007).

[CrossRef]

V. V. Kotlyar, S. N. Khonina, A. A. Almazov, V. A. Soifer, K. Jefimovs, and J. Turunen, “Elliptic Laguerre-Gaussian beams,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 23, 43–56 (2006).

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[CrossRef]

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