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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 19 — Sep. 19, 2005
  • pp: 7393–7398

Focusing and correlation properties of white-light optical vortices

Vladlen Shvedov, Wieslaw Krolikowski, Alexander Volyar, Dragomir N. Neshev, Anton S. Desyatnikov, and Yuri S. Kivshar  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 19, pp. 7393-7398 (2005)

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We generate double-charge white-light optical vortices by sending a circularly polarized partially incoherent light through an uniaxial crystal. We show that the generated polichromatic vortices are structurally stable, and their correlation properties can be altered by the beam focusing, resulting in changes of the vortex core visibility.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(030.1670) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherent optical effects
(350.5030) Other areas of optics : Phase

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: August 11, 2005
Revised Manuscript: September 2, 2005
Published: September 19, 2005

Vladlen Shvedov, Wieslaw Krolikowski, Alexander Volyar, Dragomir Neshev, Anton Desyatnikov, and Yuri Kivshar, "Focusing and correlation properties of white-light optical vortices," Opt. Express 13, 7393-7398 (2005)

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