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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)

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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. A 15, 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.

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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

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

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)

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