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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 20 — Oct. 3, 2005
  • pp: 8179–8183

Interference diagnostics of white-light vortices

Oleg V. Angelsky, Alexander P. Maksimyak, Peter P. Maksimyak, and Steen G. Hanson  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 20, pp. 8179-8183 (2005)

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The principles and the practical conditions for registration of phase singularities, such as optical vortices in the spectral components of white light, are discussed. Interference diagnostics of white light vortices in a polychromatic speckle-field is reported for the first time.

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OCIS Codes
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(120.4630) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical inspection
(180.1790) Microscopy : Confocal microscopy
(240.5770) Optics at surfaces : Roughness
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.5820) Scattering : Scattering measurements

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: July 11, 2005
Revised Manuscript: September 22, 2005
Published: October 3, 2005

Oleg Angelsky, Alexander Maksimyak, Peter Maksimyak, and Steen Hanson, "Interference diagnostics of white-light vortices," Opt. Express 13, 8179-8183 (2005)

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