Focal beam structuring by triple mixing of optical vortex lattices

PLUTO / PLUTO-2 Spatial Light Modulators
Beam Shaping / Beam Steering Complex Modulation Materials Processing / Optical Fabrication
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Authors: Stoyanov, Lyubomir; Maleshkov, Georgi; Stefanov, Ivan; Paulus, Gerhard G. & Dreischuh, Alexander
Abstract:
“On-demand generation and reshaping of arrays of focused laser beams is highly desired in many areas of science and technology. In this work, we present a versatile approach for laser beam structuring in the focal plane of a lens by triple mixing of square and/or hexagonal optical vortex lattices (OVLs). In the artificial far field the input Gaussian beam is reshaped into ordered arrays of bright beams with flat phase profiles. This is remarkable, since the bright focal peaks are surrounded by hundreds of OVs with their dark cores and two-dimensional phase dislocations. Numerical simulations and experimental evidences for this are shown, including a broad discussion of some of the possible scenarios for such mixing: triple mixing of square-shaped OVLs, triple mixing of hexagonal OVLs, as well as the two combined cases of mixing square-hexagonal-hexagonal and square-square-hexagonal OVLs. The particular ordering of the input phase distributions of the OV lattices on the used spatial light modulators is found to affect the orientation of the structures ruled by the hexagonal OVL. Reliable control parameters for the creation of the desired focal beam structures are the respective lattice node spacings. The presented approach is flexible, easily realizable by using a single spatial light modulator, and thus accessible in many laboratories.”

Open Access

Publication: Optical and Quantum Electronics
Issue/Year: Optical and Quantum Electronics, Volume 54; Number 1; 2021
DOI: 10.1007/s11082-021-03399-5
Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11082-021-03399-5

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