OSA's Digital Library

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

| OPTICAL PHYSICS

  • Editor: G. I. Stegeman
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2006
  • pp: 637–641

Creation of a narrow Bessel-like laser beam using a nematic liquid crystal

Antti Hakola, Andriy Shevchenko, Scott C. Buchter, Matti Kaivola, and Nelson V. Tabiryan  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 23, Issue 4, pp. 637-641 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.23.000637


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (287 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We present a simple and efficient method to convert a Gaussian laser beam into a Bessel-like beam with a long and narrow focal line by using a nematic liquid crystal with a high third-order nonlinearity.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.3710) Materials : Liquid crystals
(260.5950) Physical optics : Self-focusing
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation

History
Original Manuscript: July 13, 2005
Revised Manuscript: September 26, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: October 11, 2005

Citation
Antti Hakola, Andriy Shevchenko, Scott C. Buchter, Matti Kaivola, and Nelson V. Tabiryan, "Creation of a narrow Bessel-like laser beam using a nematic liquid crystal," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 637-641 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-23-4-637

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited