E. McLeod and C. B. Arnold, "Multiscale Bessel Beams from Tunable Acoustic Gradient Index of Refraction Lenses,"
in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies,
OSA Technical Digest (CD)
(Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JThD102.
A device that uses acoustic waves within a fluid to phase modulate an incident laser beam and form tunable multiscale Bessel beams is presented. This device is both modelled and experimentally characterized.