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Structured light interference due to multiple reflections in a spiral phase plate device and its propagation
Author(s): Yisa S. Rumala
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Paper Abstract

When light travels through a spiral phase plate (SPP) device, it acquires structured wavefronts, i.e. a vortex containing orbital angular momentum. For an SPP device, which has a surface reflectivity, there will be multiple reflections in the device causing an azimuthal interference pattern. In this paper, the propagation of structured light is discussed after it has undergone multiple reflections in an SPP device under the thick-plate approximation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 February 2014
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8999, Complex Light and Optical Forces VIII, 899912 (25 February 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2042896
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Yisa S. Rumala, The City College of New York, CUNY (United States)
New York State Ctr. for Complex Light (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8999:
Complex Light and Optical Forces VIII
David L. Andrews; Enrique J. Galvez; Jesper Glückstad, Editor(s)

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