Cylindrical vector beams were generated from a Nd:YAG laser cavity including an undoped c-cut YVO4 crystal. By simply adjusting the length of an asymmetric concentric cavity, the selection of radial or azimuthal polarization was possible.
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Y. Kozawa, K. Yonezawa, and S. Sato, "Generation of Cylindrical Vector Beams from a Nd:YAG Laser Cavity including a ;c-cut; YVO4 Crystal," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CFA4.
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