Generating vortex laser beams by converting Ince-Gaussian laser beams with an astigmatic mode converter

Shu-Chun Chu, Takayuki Ohtomo, Keisuke Tokunaga, Kenju Otsuka

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Abstract

We report selective excitations of high-order Ince-Gaussian (IG) modes in a laser-diode-pumped microchip solidstate laser and the generation of corresponding high-order and multiple optical vortex beams of different shapes using an astigmatic mode converter (AMC).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2009
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2009 - Shanghai, China
Duration: 2009 Aug 302009 Sep 3

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2009
CountryChina
CityShanghai
Period09-08-3009-09-03

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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