Abstract

This Comment shows that the parameter called the degree of paraxiality of a monochromatic beam [Opt. Lett.33, 1360 (2008)] was derived using misleading criteria and that the results in that Letter might lack physical meaning.

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  1. O. El Gawhary and S. Severini, Opt. Lett. 33, 1360 (2008).
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  2. P. Vaveliuk, G. F. Zebende, M. A. Moret, and B. Ruiz, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24, 3297 (2007).
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  4. J. W. Goodman, Introduction to Fourier Optics (McGraw-Hill, 1968).
  5. A. E. Siegman, Lasers (University Science, 1986).

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J. W. Goodman, Introduction to Fourier Optics (McGraw-Hill, 1968).

A. E. Siegman, Lasers (University Science, 1986).

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