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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2013
  • pp: 2074–2076

Odd-symmetry phase gratings produce optical nulls uniquely insensitive to wavelength and depth

Patrick R. Gill  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 12, pp. 2074-2076 (2013)

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This Letter presents the analysis of a new class of diffractive optical element, the odd-symmetry phase grating, which creates wavelength- and depth-robust features in its near-field diffraction pattern.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: March 20, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 26, 2013
Published: June 7, 2013

Patrick R. Gill, "Odd-symmetry phase gratings produce optical nulls uniquely insensitive to wavelength and depth," Opt. Lett. 38, 2074-2076 (2013)

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