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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 35 — Dec. 10, 1998
  • pp: 8219–8223

Implementation of pseudo-nondiffracting beams by use of diffractive phase elements

Rong Liu, Bi-Zhen Dong, and Ben-Yuan Gu  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 35, pp. 8219-8223 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.37.008219


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Abstract

We report the experimental implementation of pseudo-nondiffracting beams by use of diffractive phase elements (DPE’s). Based on the conjugate-gradient method presented in J. Opt. Soc. Am. A15, 144–151 (1998), these DPE’s are designed and fabricated on a flat quartz substrate. The experimental results show that the performance of the fabricated DPE’s is in good agreement with the theoretical prediction.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(090.1970) Holography : Diffractive optics
(100.5090) Image processing : Phase-only filters
(350.5030) Other areas of optics : Phase

History
Original Manuscript: July 9, 1998
Revised Manuscript: September 16, 1998
Published: December 10, 1998

Citation
Rong Liu, Bi-Zhen Dong, and Ben-Yuan Gu, "Implementation of pseudo-nondiffracting beams by use of diffractive phase elements," Appl. Opt. 37, 8219-8223 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-37-35-8219


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