

Publications by subject
Structured light: ray, wave and polarization aspects
Propagationinvariant fields
Journal articles
 M.A. Alonso and M.R. Dennis, "Rayoptical Poincaré sphere for structured Gaussian beams," Optica 4, 476486 (2017).
 J. Verbeeck, K.Y. Bliokh, I.P. Ivanov, L. Clark, R. Van Boxem, A. Béché, R. Juchtmans, G. Guzzinati, M.A. Alonso, P. Schattschneider, F. Nori, ''Theory and applications of freeelectron vortex states,'' Phys. Rep. 690, 170 (2017).
 M.R. Dennis and M.A. Alonso, "Swings and roundabouts: Optical Poincaré spheres for polarization and Gaussian beams," Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 375, 20150441 (2017).
 K.J. Parker, S. Chen and M.A. Alonso, ''The ultrasound needle pulse,'' IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control 64, 10451049 (2017).
 K.J. Parker and M.A. Alonso, "Longitudinal isophase condition and needle pulses," Opt. Express 24, 2866928677 (2016).
 M.A. Alonso and M.A. Bandres, "Generation of nonparaxial accelerating fields through mirrors. II: three dimensions," Opt. Express 22, 1473814749 (2014).
 M.A. Alonso and M.A. Bandres, "Generation of nonparaxial accelerating fields through mirrors. I: two dimensions," Opt. Express 22, 71247132 (2014).
 M.A. Bandres, M.A. Alonso, Ido Kaminer and Mordechai Segev, "Threedimensional accelerating waves," Opt. Express 21, 1391713929 (2013).
 M. Eggleston, T. Godat, E. Munro, M.A. Alonso, H. Shi, M. Bhattacharya, "Ray transer matrix for a spiral phase plate," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 30, 25262530 (2013).
 M.A. Alonso and M.A. Bandres, "Spherical fields as nonparaxial accelerating waves," Opt. Lett. 37, 51755177 (2012).
 S. Vo, K. Fuerschbach, K.P. Thompson, M.A. Alonso, and J.P. Rolland, "Airy Beams: A geometric optics perspective," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 27, 25742582 (2010).
Fields with inhomogeneous polarization distributions
Journal articles
 A.M. Beckley, T.G. Brown, and M.A. Alonso, "Full Poincaré beams II: Partial polarization," Opt. Express 20, 93579362 (2012).
 A.M. Beckley, T.G. Brown, and M.A. Alonso, "Full Poincaré beams," Opt. Express 18, 1077710785 (2010).
 R. Borghi, M. Santarsiero, and M.A. Alonso, "Highly focused spirally polarized beams," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 22, 14201431 (2005).
Conference proceedings
 M.A. Alonso, A.M. Beckley, and T.G. Brown, "Full Poincaré beams," 22nd Congress of the International Commission for Optics: Light for the Development of the World, SPIE Proceedings 8011, 80111M (2011).
Other fields with interesting distributions and closedform expressions
Journal articles
 A. Vella, H. Dourdent, L. Novotny, and M.A. Alonso, ''Birefringent masks that are optimal for generating bottle fields,'' Opt. Express 25, 93189332 (2017). Erratum, 25, 19654 (2017).
 R. GutiérrezCuevas and M.A. Alonso, ''Complete confined bases for beam propagation in Cartesian coordinates'' J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 34, 16971702 (2017).
 R. GutiérrezCuevas and M.A. Alonso, ''Scalar and electromagnetic nonparaxial bases composed as superpositions of simple vortex fields with complex foci,'' Opt. Express 25, 1485614870 (2017).
 R. GutiérrezCuevas and M.A. Alonso, ''Polynomials of Gaussians and vortexGaussian beams as complete, transversely confined bases,'' Opt. Lett. 42, 22052208 (2017).
