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New doughnut mode for optical tweezers and spanners
Author(s): Chunqing Gao
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Paper Abstract

The doughnut mode is of great importance in optical tweezers and spanners. Such mode is generated by transforming the Hermite-Gaussian mode of a laser-diode end-pumped Nd:YAG laser through a rotated cylindrical lens system. The field distribution and the intensity profile of the doughnut mode were calculated theoretically from the field of the input Hermite-Gaussian mode. The beam transformation was confirmed in the experiments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 October 2000
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4224, Biomedical Photonics and Optoelectronic Imaging, (11 October 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.403920
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Chunqing Gao, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4224:
Biomedical Photonics and Optoelectronic Imaging
Hong Liu; Qingming Luo, Editor(s)

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