We report, to our knowledge, the first experimental realization of partially coherent bottle beams. It is shown that by controlling the coherence of the incident light we can generate the adjustable partially coherent bottle beams.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(080.3630) Geometric optics : Lenses
J. Pu and M. Dong, "Experimental Realization of the Adjustable Partially Coherent Bottle Beams," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JWD41.
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