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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 5 — Mar. 5, 2007
  • pp: 2190–2203

Gyrator transform: properties and applications

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

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 5, pp. 2190-2203 (2007)

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In this work we formulate the main properties of the gyrator operation which produces a rotation in the twisting (position - spatial frequency) phase planes. This transform can be easily performed in paraxial optics that underlines its possible application for image processing, holography, beam characterization, mode conversion and quantum information.As an example, it is demonstrated the application of gyrator transform for the generation of a variety of stable modes.

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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 Optical Signal Processing

Original Manuscript: December 7, 2006
Revised Manuscript: January 16, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: January 22, 2007
Published: March 5, 2007

José A. Rodrigo, Tatiana Alieva, and María L. Calvo, "Gyrator transform: properties and applications," Opt. Express 15, 2190-2203 (2007)

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