25 February 2014 Incoherent polarized white-light vecctor vortex from a q-plate
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Proceedings Volume 8999, Complex Light and Optical Forces VIII; 89990P (2014) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2042111
Event: SPIE OPTO, 2014, San Francisco, California, United States
Abstract
A spatially incoherent white light optical vortex is generated using a tunable liquid crystal q-plate and white lamp source. This work investigates the propagation of incoherent vector vortex to the far field, and makes comparisons with a coherent optical vortex at a particular wavelength. The contrast ratio between the vortex’s ring and core darkness is determined, and the polarization of the vortex s mapped. For the keywords, select up to 8 key terms for a search on your manuscript's subject.
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Thien An Nguyen, Thien An Nguyen, Yisa Rumala, Yisa Rumala, Giovanni Milione, Giovanni Milione, Daniel A. Nolan, Daniel A. Nolan, Ebrahim Karimi, Ebrahim Karimi, Sergei Slussarenko, Sergei Slussarenko, Lorenzo Marrucci, Lorenzo Marrucci, Robert R. Alfano, Robert R. Alfano, } "Incoherent polarized white-light vecctor vortex from a q-plate", Proc. SPIE 8999, Complex Light and Optical Forces VIII, 89990P (25 February 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2042111; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2042111
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