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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1–6

Generation of vector bottle beams with a uniaxial crystal

Vladlen G. Shvedov, Cyril Hnatovsky, Natalia Shostka, and Wieslaw Krolikowski  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 30, Issue 1, pp. 1-6 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.30.000001


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Abstract

We demonstrate, both analytically and experimentally, that a broad class of vector bottle beams can be synthesized by passing a Gaussian beam through a uniaxial c -cut crystal. The polarization state and shape of the optical bottle can be easily reconfigured by tuning the input beam polarization and the crystal parameters.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(230.5440) Optical devices : Polarization-selective devices
(260.1180) Physical optics : Crystal optics
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(260.6042) Physical optics : Singular optics

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 30, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 24, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 24, 2012
Published: December 3, 2012

Citation
Vladlen G. Shvedov, Cyril Hnatovsky, Natalia Shostka, and Wieslaw Krolikowski, "Generation of vector bottle beams with a uniaxial crystal," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 1-6 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-30-1-1


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