Abstract

In laser cutting, improved performance is expected to be obtained by increasing absorption within the cutting kerf. To control the polarisation we have recently fabricated a segmented quartz waveplate which converts linear to radially polarized light and survives high laser fluences.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

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