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Rainbow optical vortices
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Paper Abstract

A simple method for creation of 'rainbow' polychromatic optical vortices using a point-like white-light source and the computer-generated hologram technique is reported. The conditions of spatial stability of long-distance propagating rainbow optical vortices are established, as well as the regularities governing the radial alternation of colors. The diffraction technique for revealing and diagnostics of vortices at partially coherent beam [Opt. Lett. 28, 878, 2003] is for the first time applied to polychromatic beams supporting phase singularities.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 June 2004
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5477, Sixth International Conference on Correlation Optics, (4 June 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.558805
Show Author Affiliations
Oleksiy O. Arkhelyuk, Chernivtsi National Univ. (Ukraine)
Peter V. Polyanskii, Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National Univ. (Ukraine)
Marat S. Soskin, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5477:
Sixth International Conference on Correlation Optics
Oleg V. Angelsky, Editor(s)

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