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Propagation characteristics of vortex beam using visualization analysis
Author(s): Yan Zhang; Minru Hao; Yunzhe Zhang
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Paper Abstract

According to the paraxial theory, we analyzed the linear momentum density and orbital angular momentum (OAM) the propagation characteristics of a Gaussian vortex beam in free space. The propagation characteristics are simulated and analyzed in the visualization. Further, we study the variation of the propagation characteristics with different topological charges. In addition, we also analyzed the position of momentum in the transverse profile, where the momentum density of the spot will be broadened with propagation distance. This study can provide guidance for using vortex beams in optical communication and manipulation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 December 2019
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 11209, Eleventh International Conference on Information Optics and Photonics (CIOP 2019), 112093Z (20 December 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2549190
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Yan Zhang, Xi’an Shiyou Univ. (China)
Minru Hao, Xi’an Shiyou Univ. (China)
Yunzhe Zhang, Xi'an Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11209:
Eleventh International Conference on Information Optics and Photonics (CIOP 2019)
Hannan Wang, Editor(s)

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