

Publications by subject
Structured light: ray, wave and polarization aspects
Propagationinvariant fields
Journal articles
 D. Marco, I. Herrera, S. Brasselet and M.A. Alonso, "Propagation invariant optical meron lattices," ACS Photonics 11, 23972405 (2024).
 R. GutierrezCuevas, M.R. Dennis and M.A. Alonso, "Ray and caustic structure of Ince Gauss beams," New J. Phys. 26, 013011 (2024).
 R. GutierrezCuevas, D.H.J. O'Dell, M.R. Dennis, and M.A. Alonso, "Exactly solvable model behind BoseHubbard dimers, InceGauss beams, and aberrated optical cavities," Phys. Rev. A 107, L031502 (2023).
 M. Yessenov, J. Free, Z. Chen, E.G. Johnson, M.P. Lavery, M.A. Alonso, and A.F. Abouraddy, "Spacetime wave packets localized in all dimensions," Nature Comm. 13, 4573 (2022).
 R. GutiérrezCuevas and M.A. Alonso, "Platonic Gaussian beams: wave and ray treatment," Opt. Lett. 45, 67596762 (2020).
 R. GutiérrezCuevas, S.A. Wadood, A.N. Vamivakas and M.A. Alonso, "Modal Majorana sphere and hidden symmetries of structured Gaussian beams," Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 123093 (2020).
 A. Zannotti, C. Denz, M.A. Alonso and M.R. Dennis, "Shaping caustics into propagationinvariant light," Nature Comm. 11, 3597 (2020).
 R. GutiérrezCuevas, M.R. Dennis, and M.A. Alonso, "Generalized Gaussian beams in terms of Jones vectors," J. Opt. 21, 084001 (2019).
 H.E. Kondakci, G.K. Atia, M.A. Alonso, and A.F. Abouraddy, "Classical entanglement underpins the invariant propagation of spacetime wave packets," Opt. Lett. 44, 26452648 (2019).
 M. Yessenov, L. Mach, B. Bhaduri, D. Mardani, H.E. Kondakci, G.K. Atia, M.A. Alonso, and A.F. Abouraddy, "What is the maximum differential group delay achievable by a spacetime wave packet in free space?," Opt. Express 27, 1244312457 (2019).
 M.R. Dennis and M.A. Alonso, "Gaussian mode families for systems of rays,"J. Phys. Photon. 1, 025003 (2019).
 T. Malhotra, R. GutiérrezCuevas, J. Hassett, N. Vamivakas, and M.A. Alonso, "Measuring geometric phase without interferometry," Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 233602 (2018).
 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
 D. Marco, I. Herrera, S. Brasselet and M.A. Alonso, "Periodic skyrmionics textures via conformal cartographic projections," arXiv:2310.08964v2 (2024)
 S. Vo, R. GutierrezCuevas, and M.A. Alonso, "Closed forms for spatiotemporal optical vortices and sagittal skyrmionics pulses", J. Opt. 26, 095607 (2024).
 D. Marco, I. Herrera, S. Brasselet and M.A. Alonso, "Propagation invariant optical meron lattices," ACS Photonics 11, 23972405 (2024).
 K.Y. Bliokh et al., "Roadmap on structured waves," to appear in J. Opt. (2023). (arXiv:2301.05349 (2022)).
 R.D. MuelasHurtado, K. VolkeSepulveda, J.L. Ealo, F. Nori, M.A. Alonso, K.Y. Bliokh, E. Brasselet, "Observation of polarization singularities and topological textures in sound waves," Phys. Rev. Lett. 129, 204301 (2022).
 K.Y. Bliokh, M.A. Alonso, D. Sugic, M. Perrin, F. Nori, and E. Brasselet, "Polarization singularities and Möbius strips in sound and watersurface waves," Phys. Fluids 33, 077122 (2021).
 R. GutiérrezCuevas and M.A. Alonso, "Analytic treatment of nonparaxial fullPoincaré fields: singularity structure and trapping properties," J. Opt. 23, 024005 (2021).
 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
 S. Vo, R. GutierrezCuevas, and M.A. Alonso, "Closed forms for spatiotemporal optical vortices and sagittal skyrmionics pulses", J. Opt. 26, 095607 (2024).
 M. Mazanov, D. Sugic, M.A. Alonso, F. Nori, and K.Y. Bliokh, "Transverse shifts and time delays of spatiotemporal vortex pulses reflected and refracted at a planar interface," Nanophotonics 10, 20210294 (2021).
 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).
