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Fractional Fourier transform of non-integer vortex beams
Author(s): Yaqin Zhao; Xin Zhong; Guanghui Ren; Zhilu Wu
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Paper Abstract

Vortex beams possess orbital angular momentum(OAM). This work analyzes the properties of non-integer vortex beams when propagating through fractional Fourier planes. Based on the definition of fractional Fourier transform (FrFT), the theoretical formula is analyzed to discuss the effects of the parameters of non-integer vortex beams. Numerical results of the evolution of non-integer vortex beams through different fractional Fourier planes are illustrated. The results show that the fractional order of the FrFT has great influence on the normalized intensity distributions and the phase distributions of non-integer vortex beams. The beams show the same evolution trends, but different shapes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 2015
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9598, Optics and Photonics for Information Processing IX, 95980P (9 September 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2187924
Show Author Affiliations
Yaqin Zhao, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
Xin Zhong, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
Guanghui Ren, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
Zhilu Wu, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9598:
Optics and Photonics for Information Processing IX
Abdul A. S. Awwal; Khan M. Iftekharuddin; Mohammad A. Matin; Mireya García Vázquez; Andrés Márquez, Editor(s)

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