A space-varying polarization hologram grating is fabricated in a nematic liquid crystal cell with azo-side-chain polymer alignment layers. The transmission polarization hologram made by the circular orthogonal polarizations exhibits the polarization-controlled Laguerre-Gaussian beam generation.
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H. Choi, J. H. Woo, and J. W. Wu, "Holographic Inscription of Laguerre-Gaussian Wavefronts in a Liquid Crystal Polarization Grating," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JWA9.
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