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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2007
  • pp: 2170–2172

Generalized model for orbital angular momentum states generated by parallel aligned phase wedges

J. Lin, X.-C. Yuan, J. Bu, H. L. Chen, Y. Y. Sun, and R. E. Burge  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 15, pp. 2170-2172 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.002170


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Abstract

A generalized model of a double-wedge phase element containing two side-by-side parallel phase ramps with arbitrary slope angles is proposed. We study the diffracted optical field of a double-wedge element in terms of orbital angular momentum states. Analytical calculations reveal how the radius and position of the illuminating laser beam affect the composition of orbital angular momentum generated by the phase wedges.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(350.5030) Other areas of optics : Phase

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: April 3, 2007
Revised Manuscript: May 24, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 27, 2007
Published: July 23, 2007

Citation
J. Lin, X.-C. Yuan, J. Bu, H. L. Chen, Y. Y. Sun, and R. E. Burge, "Generalized model for orbital angular momentum states generated by parallel aligned phase wedges," Opt. Lett. 32, 2170-2172 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-15-2170


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