Abstract

We theoretically and experimentally demonstrate self-accelerating Bessel-like optical beams propagating along arbitrary trajectories in free space. Such beams possess nearly symmetric nondiffracting main lobes and exhibit self-healing properties, promising for a variety of applications.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Trapping and guiding microparticles with self-accelerating vortex beams

Juanying Zhao, Peng Zhang, Jingjiao Liu, Ioannis D. Chremmos, Dongmei Deng, Yuanmei Gao, Nikolaos K. Efremidis, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, and Zhigang Chen
CM1M.6 CLEO: Science and Innovations (CLEO_SI) 2013

Bessel-like self-accelerating beams along predesigned trajectories

Juanying Zhao, I. D. Chremmos, N. K. Efremidis, and Zhigang Chen
LM3I.2 Laser Science (LS) 2015

Diffraction resisting zero-order Bessel-like and higher-order vortex Bessel-like beams with arbitrary trajectories

Nikolaos K. Efremidis, Ioannis D. Chremmos, Juanying Zhao, Zhigang Chen, and Demetrios N. Christodoulides
CD_8_2 The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO_Europe) 2013

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription