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Spontaneous birth of optical vortices in a system of copropagating Gaussian beams
Author(s): Marat S. Soskin; Galina V. Bogatiryova; Vyacheslav N. Gorshkov
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Paper Abstract

A possibility of nucleation of wave front singularities kind of vortex dipoles under combination of two smooth wave fronts with Gaussian amplitude distribution substantiated on the base of a parabolic equation is realized experimentally. Trajectories and space dynamics of a vortex dipole and its conversion are studied as the function of the propagation distance.

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Date Published: 5 February 2002
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4607, Selected Papers from Fifth International Conference on Correlation Optics, (5 February 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.455213
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Marat S. Soskin, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)
Galina V. Bogatiryova, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)
Vyacheslav N. Gorshkov, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4607:
Selected Papers from Fifth International Conference on Correlation Optics

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