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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 36, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2011
  • pp: 4215–4217

Subwave spikes of the orbital angular momentum of the vortex beams in a uniaxial crystal

T. Fadeyeva, C. Alexeyev, A. Rubass, A. Zinov’ev, V. Konovalenko, and A. Volyar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 21, pp. 4215-4217 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.004215


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Abstract

We have theoretically predicted gigantic spikes of orbital angular momentum caused by conversion processes of the centered optical vortex in the circularly polarized components of an elliptic vortex beam propagating perpendicularly to the crystal optical axis. We have experimentally observed the conversion process inside subwave deviations of the crystal length. We have found that the total orbital angular momentum of the wave beam is conserved.

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OCIS Codes
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.1180) Physical optics : Crystal optics
(350.5030) Other areas of optics : Phase
(260.6042) Physical optics : Singular optics

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 12, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 2, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 3, 2011
Published: October 25, 2011

Citation
T. Fadeyeva, C. Alexeyev, A. Rubass, A. Zinov’ev, V. Konovalenko, and A. Volyar, "Subwave spikes of the orbital angular momentum of the vortex beams in a uniaxial crystal," Opt. Lett. 36, 4215-4217 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-21-4215


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