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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2012
  • pp: 2376–2378

The vector reflector

D. S. Citrin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 12, pp. 2376-2378 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.002376


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Abstract

A linearly polarized Bessel beam, whose spatial frequencies correspond to the Brewster angle, impinging at normal incidence on a higher refractive-index interface is shown to lead to a reflected field that can be used to produce an azimuthally polarized optical vector beam.

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OCIS Codes
(000.3110) General : Instruments, apparatus, and components common to the sciences
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(240.5440) Optics at surfaces : Polarization-selective devices

ToC Category:
Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

History
Original Manuscript: December 7, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 30, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 1, 2012
Published: June 12, 2012

Citation
D. S. Citrin, "The vector reflector," Opt. Lett. 37, 2376-2378 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-12-2376


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