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Polarization pattern of singular vector light fields: topology, transformations under guided perturbations and morphology
Author(s): M. S. Soskin; V. G. Denisenko; R. I. Egorov
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It was investigated basic features of inhomogeneous polarized vector light fields. It was shown both theoretically and experimentally, how the actual topological elements, namely singular points and lines, saddles and traversing them bifurcation lines, are jointed in the structural units (quadruples, dipoles, etc.). In turn, these units are jointed in unified polarization patterns, or topological networks. It was investigated transformations of polarization pattern under guided perturbations. Arrangement of polarization ellipses of all other points of field, i.e. morphology, is defined by polarization pattern topology.

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Date Published: 11 May 2006
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6255, ICONO 2005: Nonlinear Space-Time Dynamics, 62550O (11 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.676827
Show Author Affiliations
M. S. Soskin, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)
V. G. Denisenko, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)
R. I. Egorov, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6255:
ICONO 2005: Nonlinear Space-Time Dynamics
Nikolai Rosanov; Stephano Trillo, Editor(s)

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