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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2005
  • pp: 2530–2532

Focusing of wedge-generated higher-order optical vortices

Ya. Izdebskaya, V. Shvedov, and A. Volyar  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 19, pp. 2530-2532 (2005)

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We experimentally show that when higher-order optical vortices generated by a system of dielectric wedges are subjected to focusing they do not lose their structural stability.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Ya. Izdebskaya, V. Shvedov, and A. Volyar, "Focusing of wedge-generated higher-order optical vortices," Opt. Lett. 30, 2530-2532 (2005)

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