Abstract

We propose and experimentally implement a method for the generation of a wide class of partially spatially coherent vortex beams whose cross-spectral density has a separable functional form in polar coordinates. We study phase singularities of the spectral degree of coherence of the new beams.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
A class of partially coherent beams carrying optical vortices

Sergey A. Ponomarenko
J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 18(1) 150-156 (2001)

Coherence vortices in Mie scattered nonparaxial partially coherent beams

Madara L. Marasinghe, Malin Premaratne, David M. Paganin, and Miguel A. Alonso
Opt. Express 20(3) 2858-2875 (2012)

Correlation singularities in partially coherent electromagnetic beams

Shreyas B. Raghunathan, Hugo F. Schouten, and Taco D. Visser
Opt. Lett. 37(20) 4179-4181 (2012)

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 OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

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

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

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

Figures (3)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

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

Equations (6)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

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

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

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