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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2010
  • pp: 3841–3843

Intensity correlation properties of high-order optical vortices passing through a rotating ground-glass plate

Ashok Kumar, J. Banerji, and R. P. Singh  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 22, pp. 3841-3843 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.003841


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Abstract

We study the intensity correlation properties of optical vortices passing through a rotating ground-glass (RGG) plate and compare them with those of the TEM 00 mode of an He–Ne laser beam passed through the same RGG. We have observed that the intensity correlation curves for optical vortices decrease much faster than the corresponding curve for a TEM 00 mode of the He–Ne laser. The rate of decay of the correlation increases with the increase of order of the vortices. Our experimentally observed results are supported by exact analytical results.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(050.4865) Diffraction and gratings : Optical vortices

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: July 30, 2010
Revised Manuscript: October 9, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: October 19, 2010
Published: November 12, 2010

Citation
Ashok Kumar, J. Banerji, and R. P. Singh, "Intensity correlation properties of high-order optical vortices passing through a rotating ground-glass plate," Opt. Lett. 35, 3841-3843 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-22-3841


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