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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 12 — Jun. 7, 2010
  • pp: 12818–12823

Focusing properties of Fresnel zone plates with spiral phase

Binzhi Zhang and Daomu Zhao  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 12, pp. 12818-12823 (2010)

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Focusing properties of Fresnel zone plates with spiral phase with integer and fractional topological charges illuminated by plane wave are studied. Numerical results show that hollow beams can be generated and can also be controlled by the number of the zones and the topological charge, which implies the potential applications of such kind of zone plate in trapping and manipulating particles.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(050.1965) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive lenses
(050.4865) Diffraction and gratings : Optical vortices

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: March 1, 2010
Revised Manuscript: April 29, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 24, 2010
Published: May 28, 2010

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Binzhi Zhang and Daomu Zhao, "Focusing properties of Fresnel zone plates with spiral phase," Opt. Express 18, 12818-12823 (2010)

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