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Piquero Sanz, Gemma María and Ramírez Sánchez, Victoria and Santarsiero, Massimo (2009) Generation and characterization of spirally polarized fields. Journal of Optics A. Pure and Applied Optics, 11 (8). ISSN 1464-4258

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1464-4258/11/8/085708



Recently introduced global parameters for describing the polarization of a beam are used to characterize spirally polarized fields, which include as particular cases azimuthally and radially polarized fields. Theoretical predictions about such global parameters are experimentally confirmed by generating beams with spirally polarized transverse patterns, by means of two different procedures.

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© 2009 IOP Publishing Ltd.
This work has been supported by the Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia of Spain, project FIS2007-63396, and project CCG07-UCM/ESP-3070.
M Santarsiero wishes to thank R Martínez-Herrero, PMejías, J Serna, G Piquero and V Ramírez-Sánchez for their
kind hospitality during his stay at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Uncontrolled Keywords:Cylindrical-Vector Beams, Axially-Symmetric Polarization, Radial Polarization, Gaussian Beams, Light Fields, Laser-Beams, Parameters, Converters, Plate, Mode
Subjects:Sciences > Physics > Optics
ID Code:23325
Deposited On:23 Oct 2013 08:53
Last Modified:07 Feb 2014 11:00

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