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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2005
  • pp: 2876–2878

Broadband nulling of a vortex phase mask

Grover A. Swartzlander, Jr.  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 21, pp. 2876-2878 (2005)

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A pulse transmitted through a helical vortex phase mask undergoes a temporal Hilbert transform. The fluence transmitted into the unfavorable plane wave mode is found to increase as the square of the bandwidth and, to first order, is independent of the topological charge.

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OCIS Codes
(100.5090) Image processing : Phase-only filters
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion
(350.1260) Other areas of optics : Astronomical optics

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Grover A. Swartzlander, Jr., "Broadband nulling of a vortex phase mask," Opt. Lett. 30, 2876-2878 (2005)

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