By controlling the irradiance of an extended quasi-monochromatic, spatially incoherent source, the evolution of the coherence vortices with the fractional topological phase variations has been investigated theoretically and experimentally. Article not available.
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(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.5030) Other areas of optics : Phase
W. Wang, Z. Duan, S. G. Hanson, and M. Takeda, "Experimental Observation of the Evolution of the Fractional Topological Phase for a Coherence Function," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper PDP_FB1.
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