Conical refraction with generalized Bessel-Gaussian beams

Abstract

It is well known that a light beam transforms into a hollow light cylinder after passing along one of the optical axes of a biaxial crystal. This optical phenomenon is known as conical refraction (CR) and fascinates researchers for almost two centuries. The characteristic features of CR find a number of practical applications in optical manipulation, polarization metrology, and singular optics to name a few [1] . However, these seem to be hindered by the lack of intuitive understanding and prediction of the CR transverse intensity pattern. This problem was partially solved by expressing the CR field as a superposition of the Bessel-Gaussian (BG) beams [2] .

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/CLEO/Europe-EQEC52157.2021.9542113
Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT)
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
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Event Title: 2021 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe & European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/Europe-EQEC)
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2021-06-21 - 2021-06-25
Uncontrolled Keywords: Optical polarization,Metrology,Optical refraction,Europe,Crystals,Transforms,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
ISBN: 978-1-6654-4804-8, 978-1-6654-1876-8
Last Modified: 14 May 2024 17:06
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2021 09:58
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PURE Output Type: Conference contribution
Published Date: 2021-09-30
Accepted Date: 2021-05-12
Authors: Mylnikov, V.Yu
Rafailov, Edik U. (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-4152-0120)
Sokolovskii, Grigorii S.

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