

Publications by subject
Nonparaxial fields: spinorbit interaction, basis expansions, and interaction with particles
Polarization for nonparaxial fields
Journal articles
 M.A. Alonso, "Geometric descriptions for the polarization for nonparaxial optical
fields: a tutorial," Adv. Opt. Photon. 15, 176235 (2023).
 K.Y. Bliokh et al., "Roadmap on structured waves," to appear in J. Opt. (2023). (arXiv:2301.05349 (2022)).
 R. GutiérrezCuevas and M.A. Alonso, "Analytic treatment of nonparaxial fullPoincaré fields: singularity structure and trapping properties," J. Opt. 23, 024005 (2021).
 J.S. Eismann, L.H. Nicholls, D.J. Roth, M.A. Alonso, P. Banzer, F.J. Rodr’guezFortuño, A.V. Zayats, F. Nori and K.Y. Bliokh, "Transverse spinning of unpolarized light," Nature Phot. 15, 156161 (2020).
 K.Y. Bliokh, M.A. Alonso and M.R. Dennis, "Geometric phases in 2D and 3D polarized fields: geometrical, dynamical, and topological aspects," Rep. Prog. Phys. 82, 122401 (2019).
 M.A. Alonso, "The effect of orbital angular momentum and helicity in the uncertaintytype relations between focal spot size and angular spread," J. Opt. 13, 064016 (2011).
 K.Y. Bliokh, E.A. Ostrovskaya, M.A. Alonso, O.G. RodriguezHerrera, D. Lara, and C. Dainty, "Spintoorbital angular momentum conversion in focusing, scattering, and imaging systems," Opt. Express 19, 2613226149 (2011).
 K.Y. Bliokh, M.A. Alonso, E.A. Ostrovskaya, and A. Aiello, "Angular momenta and spinorbit interaction for nonparaxial light in free space," Phys. Rev. A 82, 036825 (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 and K.Y. Bliokh, "Angular momenta and spinorbit interaction for nonparaxial beams," 22nd Congress of the International Commission for Optics: Light for the Development of the World, SPIE Proceedings 8011, 80116H (2011).
 K.Y. Bliokh, M.A. Alonso, and E.A. Ostrovskaya, "Angular momentum of light revisited: Spinorbit interactions in free space," Complex Light and Optical Forces V, SPIE Proceedings 7950, 18 (2011).
Book chapter
 K.Y. Bliokh, A. Aiello and M.A. Alonso, "Spinorbit interactions (SOI) of light" in The Angular Momentum of Light, (Cambridge University Press, 2013), eds. D. Andrews and M. Babiker, pp. 174245.
Interaction of strongly focused beams and spherical particles
 R. GutiérrezCuevas, N.J. Moore, and M.A. Alonso, "LorenzMie scattering of focused light via complex focus fields: An analytic treatment," Phys. Rev. A 97, 053848 (2018).
 N.J. Moore and M.A. Alonso, "Mie scattering of highly focused, scalar fields: an analytic approach," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 33, 12361243 (2016).
 K. Lombardo and M.A. Alonso, "Twodimensional directional basis for nonparaxial focused fields and its application to scattering," Am. J. Phys. 80, 8293 (2012).
 N.J. Moore and M.A. Alonso, "Closed form formula for Mie scattering of nonparaxial analogues of Gaussian beams," Opt. Express 16, 59265933 (2008).
Conference proceedings
 M.A. Alonso, "Analytical techniques for the study of focused beams," Proceedings of the Complex Light and Optical Forces VII conference, Photonics West, SPIE proceeding 8637, 863716 (2013).
 N.J. Moore and M.A. Alonso, "Mie scattering for high numerical aperture fields," 22nd Congress of the International Commission for Optics: Light for the Development of the World, SPIE Proceedings 8011, 801162 (2011).
Basis expansions for nonparaxial fields
 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).
 K. Lombardo and M.A. Alonso, "Twodimensional directional basis for nonparaxial focused fields and its application to scattering," Am. J. Phys. 80, 8293 (2012).
 N.J. Moore and M.A. Alonso, "Closedform bases for the description of monochromatic, strongly focused, electromagnetic fields," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 26, 22112218 (2009).
 N.J. Moore and M.A. Alonso, "Bases for the description of monochromatic, strongly focused, scalar fields," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 26, 17541761 (2009).
 M.A. Alonso, R. Borghi, and M. Santarsiero, "New basis for rotationallysymmetric nonparaxial fields in terms of spherical waves with complex foci" Opt. Exp. 14, 68946905 (2006).
Book chapter
 M.A. Alonso and N.J. Moore, "Basis expansions for monochromatic field propagation" in Mathematical Optics: Classical, Quantum, and Imaging Methods, (CRC Press, 2013), eds. V. Lakshminarayanan, M.L. Calvo, and T. Alieva, pp. 97141.
Series expansions for paraxial and nonparaxial fields
Journal articles
 M.R. Dennis, J.B. Götte, R.P. King, M.A. Morgan and M.A. Alonso, "Paraxial and nonparaxial polynomial beams and the analytic approach to propagation," Opt. Lett. 36, 44524454 (2011).
 R. Borghi and M.A. Alonso, "Freespace asymptotic farfield series," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 26, 24102417 (2009).
 M.A. Alonso and R. Borghi, "Complete farfield asymptotic series for free fields," Opt. Lett. 31, 30283030 (2006).
 M.A. Alonso, A.A. Asatryan, and G.W. Forbes, "Beyond the Fresnel approximation for focused waves," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16, 19581969 (1999).
Conference proceedings
 R. Borghi and M.A. Alonso, "Efficient evaluation of farfield asymptotic series," Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, 2007. ICTON (2007), vol. 3, pp. 246250.
Uncertainty relations for focused beams
 M.A. Alonso, "The effect of orbital angular momentum and helicity in the uncertaintytype relations between focal spot size and angular spread," J. Opt. 13, 064016 (2011).
 C.J.R. Sheppard, M.A. Alonso, and N.J. Moore, "Localization measures for highaperture wavefields based on moments of the pupil," J. Opt. A 10, 033001 (2008).
 N.J. Moore, M.A. Alonso, and C.J.R. Sheppard, "Monochromatic electromagnetic fields with maximum focal energy density," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24, 31153122 (2007).
 N.J. Moore, M.A. Alonso, and C.J.R. Sheppard, "Monochromatic scalar fields with maximum focal irradiance," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24, 20572064 (2007).
 M.A. Alonso, R. Borghi, and M. Santarsiero, "Joint spatialdirectional features for fields focused at a complex point," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 23, 933939 (2006).
 M.A. Alonso, R. Borghi, and M. Santarsiero, "Nonparaxial fields with maximum joint spatialdirectional localization. II. Vectorial case," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 23, 701712 (2006).
 M.A. Alonso, R. Borghi, and M. Santarsiero, "Nonparaxial fields with maximum joint spatialdirectional localization. I. Scalar case," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 23, 691700 (2006).
 M.A. Alonso and G.W. Forbes, "Uncertainty products for nonparaxial fields," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 17, 23912402 (2000).
Other topics
Journal articles
 C.J.R. Sheppard, M.A. Alonso, M. Santarsiero, and R. Borghi, "Comment on 'Do evanescent waves really exist in free space?'," Opt. Commun. 266, 448449 (2006).
 M.A. Alonso, "Measurement of Helmholtz wave fields," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 17, 12561264 (2000).
