We report on optical non-paraxial beams that exhibit a self-accelerating behavior in radial direction. Hence, the intensity profile evolves on a spiraling trajectory. The beam parameters have been optimized for high contrast and rotation rate.
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C. Vetter, T. Eichelkraut, M. Ornigotti, and A. Szameit, "Radially Self-Accelerating Beams," in CLEO: 2014, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper FM4D.3.
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