Determination of the azimuthal and radial mode indices for light fields possessing orbital angular momentum

M. Mazilu, A. Mourka, T. Vettenburg, E. M. Wright, K. Dholakia

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Abstract

We demonstrate a powerful method to simultaneously measure both the azimuthal and radial indices of pure Laguerre-Gaussian fields. The shape of the diffracting mask used to determine the mode indicesis of little importance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529565
DOIs
StatePublished - 2012
EventFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 14 2012Oct 18 2012

Publication series

NameFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012
CountryUnited States
CityRochester, NY
Period10/14/1210/18/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Mazilu, M., Mourka, A., Vettenburg, T., Wright, E. M., & Dholakia, K. (2012). Determination of the azimuthal and radial mode indices for light fields possessing orbital angular momentum. In Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2012 (Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2012). Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/fio.2012.fw4a.4