We propose a method for designing a diffractive beam splitter that enables the diffraction orders to be uniformly distributed within a required elliptic region. The performance of the designed optical element is demonstrated experimentally.
© 2012 Optical Society of America
Diffraction and Gratings
Original Manuscript: December 23, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 7, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 8, 2012
Published: May 10, 2012
Nikolay Kazanskiy and Roman Skidanov, "Binary beam splitter," Appl. Opt. 51, 2672-2677 (2012)