Share Email Print
cover

Proceedings Paper

Existence and absence of geometric phases due to mode transformations of high-order modes
Author(s): Enrique J. Galvez; Megan A. O'Connell
Format Member Price Non-Member Price
PDF $14.40 $18.00
cover GOOD NEWS! Your organization subscribes to the SPIE Digital Library. You may be able to download this paper for free. Check Access

Paper Abstract

We study the geometric phase that is acquired when the second-order mode of an optical beam undergoes a cyclic transformation. We find that a geometric phase appears when the initial and intermediate modes have different quantities of orbital angular momentum. The phase is similar to the one measured previously for transformations of first-order modes. However, we find no accumulated geometric phase when the initial and intermediate modes have zero orbital angular momentum.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 March 2005
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5736, Nanomanipulation with Light, (14 March 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.589963
Show Author Affiliations
Enrique J. Galvez, Colgate Univ. (United States)
Megan A. O'Connell, Colgate Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5736:
Nanomanipulation with Light
David L. Andrews, Editor(s)

© SPIE. Terms of Use
Back to Top