Laser beams with conical refraction patterns

Loiko, Yurii V., Sokolovskii, Grigorii S., Carnegie, David, Turpin, Alex, Mompart, Jordi and Rafailov, Edik U. (2014). Laser beams with conical refraction patterns. Proceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering, 8960 ,

Abstract

Laser beams with cone-refracted output from the plane mirror is demonstrated for the first time in lasers based on intracavity conical refraction (CR) phenomenon. Transverse profile of such lasers comprises a crescent ring of CR-like distribution, where any opposite points are of orthogonal linear polarizations. We confirm the existence of such mode of CR lasers by two observations. First, cascaded CR in reflection geometry has been demonstrated for first time and it provides experimental prove that a light beam passed along optic axis of a biaxial crystal, reflected back from a plane mirror and passed again through the crystal is restored. Second, CR cavity mode with CR-like pattern through the plane mirror is experimentally and theoretically demonstrated for the first time.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2039893
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
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Uncontrolled Keywords: conical refraction,conical refraction optical resonator,laser,light polarization,transverse profile,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials,Condensed Matter Physics,Computer Science Applications,Applied Mathematics,Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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Published Date: 2014-03-04
Authors: Loiko, Yurii V.
Sokolovskii, Grigorii S.
Carnegie, David
Turpin, Alex
Mompart, Jordi
Rafailov, Edik U. ( 0000-0002-4152-0120)

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