We compare a classic coronagraph to one based on an optical vortex phase mask. Numerical calculations show that the latter out-performs the former for applications such as extra-solar planet detection.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
G. A. Swartzlander, Jr., G. Foo, and D. Palacios, "Optical Vortex Coronagraph," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JWA22.
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