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A method of implementing a light beam with arbitrary polarization phase elements
Author(s): Chunhui Niu; Ming Liu
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Paper Abstract

Polarization is one of the key features of light wave. generation of light beams with required polarization is an issue worth studying. In this paper, we propose a new method by which arbitrarily polarized light beam can be formed in specified output plane. Several simulated results about axial-symmetric polarization are obtained by use of our proposed scheme and the scheme proposed by. [J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 38 (2005) 827-832]. It is clear that simulated results with use of our scheme are more agreed with the ideal beam. In addition, several other polarized beams are also simulated. From all simulated results, they are all showed that a beam with arbitrary polarization distribution can be obtained by use of our proposed scheme.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 January 2008
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6832, Holography and Diffractive Optics III, 683220 (15 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.756202
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Chunhui Niu, The Beijing Information and Technology Institute (China)
Ming Liu, The Beijing Information and Technology Institute (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6832:
Holography and Diffractive Optics III
Yunlong Sheng; Dahsiung Hsu; Chongxiu Yu, Editor(s)

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