8 February 2010 Propagation of a hybrid vector polarization beam in a uniaxial crystal
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Proceedings Volume 7613, Complex Light and Optical Forces IV; 76130I (2010) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.840769
Event: SPIE OPTO, 2010, San Francisco, California, United States
Abstract
The propagation of a hybrid vector polarization beam is experimentally investigated in an uniaxial birefringent quartz crystal. The hybrid beam can be expressed as a superposition of two orthogonal linearly polarized Laguerre-Gaussian modes of opposite topological charge. When propagating through the crystal, the beam decomposes into the two orthogonal components traveling along the ordinary and extraordinary rays. Investigation of the beams phase and polarization structure after propagation through the crystal shows a fork fringe pattern arising from interference between the orthogonally polarized components of opposite topological charge.
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G. Milione, G. Milione, H. I. Sztul, H. I. Sztul, R. R. Alfano, R. R. Alfano, } "Propagation of a hybrid vector polarization beam in a uniaxial crystal", Proc. SPIE 7613, Complex Light and Optical Forces IV, 76130I (8 February 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.840769; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.840769
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