We propose a method for Bessel beam generation that utilizes whispering gallery resonators that transform a plane electromagnetic wave into a wave with a nonzero angular momentum. Diffraction patterns among the generated beams are observed.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
A. A. Savchenkov, I. Grudinin, E. A. Savchenkova, D. Strekalov, A. B. Matsko, and L. Maleki, "Generation of High Order Bessel Beams with Whispering Gallery Mode Resonators," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CFC5.
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