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  • Vol. 44, Iss. 24 — Aug. 22, 2005
  • pp: 5091–5100

Feasibilities of interferometric and chromascopic techniques in study of phase singularities

Oleg V. Angelsky, Steen G. Hanson, Alexander P. Maksimyak, and Peter P. Maksimyak  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 44, Issue 24, pp. 5091-5100 (2005)

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The feasibilities of using interferometric and chromascopic techniques in the diagnostics of phase singularities and in the study of a phase structure of the field in their vicinity are demonstrated. The peculiar evolution of singularities into caustics produced by phase elements of singularity-generating objects of spherical and cylindrical shape is studied.

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OCIS Codes
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(120.4630) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical inspection
(170.6960) Medical optics and biotechnology : Tomography
(180.1790) Microscopy : Confocal microscopy
(240.5770) Optics at surfaces : Roughness
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering

Oleg V. Angelsky, Steen G. Hanson, Alexander P. Maksimyak, and Peter P. Maksimyak, "Feasibilities of interferometric and chromascopic techniques in study of phase singularities," Appl. Opt. 44, 5091-5100 (2005)

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