Y. V. Izdebskaya, V. Shvedov, and A. Volyar, "The Creation of Gaussian Beams with Extremely High Orbital Angular Momentum,"
in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies,
OSA Technical Digest Series (CD)
(Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JThD100.
We consider theoretically and experimentally an array of Gaussian beams whose axes lie on the surface of a hyperboloid of revolution. We show that such beams array can carry very high orbital angular momentum.