Partial poincaré beams generated from wavelength-mismatched vortex plates

T. D. Huang, T. H. Lu

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摘要

We propose a convenient method for generating partial Poincaré beams of light having space-variant polarization. The beams can be constructed from the incidence of the fundamental Gaussian beam with circular or linear polarization to a wavelength-mismatched vortex plate. The polarization state covers only a small portion of the surface of the Poincaré sphere, particularly, being visualized by some interesting close curves. We demonstrate that the partial Poincaré beam can be decomposed into different spatial modes with orthogonal polarizations. Numerical analyses of the vortex vector beam and the polarization distribution are consistent with experimental results. The partial Poincaré beams could supplement the concept and application of Full Poincare beams.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)33184-33192
頁數9
期刊Optics Express
25
發行號26
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2017 十二月 25

指紋

vortices
wavelengths
polarization
supplements
circular polarization
linear polarization
incidence
curves

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Partial poincaré beams generated from wavelength-mismatched vortex plates. / Huang, T. D.; Lu, T. H.

於: Optics Express, 卷 25, 編號 26, 25.12.2017, p. 33184-33192.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

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