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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2007
  • pp: 3135–3139

Experimental implementation of the gyrator transform

José A. Rodrigo, Tatiana Alieva, and María L. Calvo  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 24, Issue 10, pp. 3135-3139 (2007)

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The gyrator transform (GT) promises to be a useful tool in image processing, holography, beam characterization, mode transformation, and quantum information. We introduce what we believe to be the first flexible optical experimental setup that performs the GT for a wide range of transformation parameters. The feasibility of the proposed scheme is demonstrated on the gyrator transformation of Hermite–Gaussian modes. For certain parameters the output mode corresponds to the Laguerre–Gaussian one.

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OCIS Codes
(070.2590) Fourier optics and signal processing : ABCD transforms
(120.4820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical systems
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(200.4740) Optics in computing : Optical processing

ToC Category:
Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Original Manuscript: April 26, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 15, 2007
Published: September 12, 2007

José A. Rodrigo, Tatiana Alieva, and María L. Calvo, "Experimental implementation of the gyrator transform," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24, 3135-3139 (2007)

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