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  • Vol. 43, Iss. 12 — Apr. 20, 2004
  • pp: 2397–2399

Adjustable spiral phase plate

Carmel Rotschild, Shachaf Zommer, Shulamit Moed, Oren Hershcovitz, and Stephen G. Lipson  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 43, Issue 12, pp. 2397-2399 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.43.002397


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Abstract

A spiral phase retarder ϕ(r, θ) = mθ has been constructed with use of a deformed cracked plexiglass plate. By changing the degree of deformation, the retarder can be adjusted for use at any wavelength, and the value of the phase step 2πm at θ = 2π can be chosen.

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OCIS Codes
(100.5090) Image processing : Phase-only filters
(230.6120) Optical devices : Spatial light modulators
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference
(350.6980) Other areas of optics : Transforms

History
Original Manuscript: September 3, 2003
Revised Manuscript: February 3, 2004
Published: April 20, 2004

Citation
Carmel Rotschild, Shachaf Zommer, Shulamit Moed, Oren Hershcovitz, and Stephen G. Lipson, "Adjustable spiral phase plate," Appl. Opt. 43, 2397-2399 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-43-12-2397


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