Abstract

An approach based on the two-channel moiré deflectometry has been used to measure both wavefront and transverse component of the Poynting vector of an optical vortex beam. Generated vortex beam by the q-plate, an inhomogeneous liquid crystal cell, has been analyzed with such technique. The measured topological charge of generated beams are in an excellent agreement with theoretical prediction.

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Du, T.

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E. Nagali, L. Sansoni, F. Sciarrino, F. DeMartini, L. Marrucci, B. Piccirillo, E. Karimi, and E. Santamato, Nat. Photonics 3, 720 (2009).
[CrossRef]

E. Karimi, G. Zito, B. Piccirillo, L. Marrucci, and E. Santamato, Opt. Lett. 32, 3053 (2007).
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L. Marrucci, C. Manzo, and D. Paparo, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 163905 (2006).
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Nagali, E.

L. Marrucci, E. Karimi, S. Slussarenko, B. Piccirillo, E. Santamato, E. Nagali, and F. Sciarrino, J. Opt. 13, 064001 (2011).
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E. Karimi, B. Piccirillo, E. Nagali, L. Marrucci, and E. Santamato, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 231124 (2009).
[CrossRef]

E. Nagali, L. Sansoni, F. Sciarrino, F. DeMartini, L. Marrucci, B. Piccirillo, E. Karimi, and E. Santamato, Nat. Photonics 3, 720 (2009).
[CrossRef]

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Padgett, M.

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[CrossRef]

Padgett, M. J.

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L. Marrucci, C. Manzo, and D. Paparo, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 163905 (2006).
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Piccirillo, B.

L. Marrucci, E. Karimi, S. Slussarenko, B. Piccirillo, E. Santamato, E. Nagali, and F. Sciarrino, J. Opt. 13, 064001 (2011).
[CrossRef]

E. Karimi, B. Piccirillo, E. Nagali, L. Marrucci, and E. Santamato, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 231124 (2009).
[CrossRef]

E. Karimi, B. Piccirillo, L. Marrucci, and E. Santamato, Opt. Lett. 34, 1225 (2009).
[CrossRef]

E. Nagali, L. Sansoni, F. Sciarrino, F. DeMartini, L. Marrucci, B. Piccirillo, E. Karimi, and E. Santamato, Nat. Photonics 3, 720 (2009).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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E. Nagali, L. Sansoni, F. Sciarrino, F. DeMartini, L. Marrucci, B. Piccirillo, E. Karimi, and E. Santamato, Nat. Photonics 3, 720 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Santamato, E.

S. Slussarenko, A. Murauski, T. Du, V. Chigrinov, L. Marrucci, and E. Santamato, Opt. Express 19, 4085 (2011).
[CrossRef]

L. Marrucci, E. Karimi, S. Slussarenko, B. Piccirillo, E. Santamato, E. Nagali, and F. Sciarrino, J. Opt. 13, 064001 (2011).
[CrossRef]

E. Karimi, B. Piccirillo, E. Nagali, L. Marrucci, and E. Santamato, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 231124 (2009).
[CrossRef]

E. Karimi, B. Piccirillo, L. Marrucci, and E. Santamato, Opt. Lett. 34, 1225 (2009).
[CrossRef]

E. Nagali, L. Sansoni, F. Sciarrino, F. DeMartini, L. Marrucci, B. Piccirillo, E. Karimi, and E. Santamato, Nat. Photonics 3, 720 (2009).
[CrossRef]

E. Karimi, G. Zito, B. Piccirillo, L. Marrucci, and E. Santamato, Opt. Lett. 32, 3053 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Saunter, Ch.

Sciarrino, F.

L. Marrucci, E. Karimi, S. Slussarenko, B. Piccirillo, E. Santamato, E. Nagali, and F. Sciarrino, J. Opt. 13, 064001 (2011).
[CrossRef]

E. Nagali, L. Sansoni, F. Sciarrino, F. DeMartini, L. Marrucci, B. Piccirillo, E. Karimi, and E. Santamato, Nat. Photonics 3, 720 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Siegman, A. E.

A. E. Siegman, Lasers (University Science Books, 1986).

Simpson, N. B.

Slussarenko, S.

S. Slussarenko, A. Murauski, T. Du, V. Chigrinov, L. Marrucci, and E. Santamato, Opt. Express 19, 4085 (2011).
[CrossRef]

L. Marrucci, E. Karimi, S. Slussarenko, B. Piccirillo, E. Santamato, E. Nagali, and F. Sciarrino, J. Opt. 13, 064001 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Soldatenkov, I. S.

Starikov, F. A.

Sukharev, S. A.

Torner, L.

G. Molina-Terriza, J. P. Torres, and L. Torner, Nat. Phys. 3, 305 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Torres, J. P.

G. Molina-Terriza, J. P. Torres, and L. Torner, Nat. Phys. 3, 305 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Vasnetsov, M.

Zenkova, C. Yu.

Zito, G.

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

E. Karimi, B. Piccirillo, E. Nagali, L. Marrucci, and E. Santamato, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 231124 (2009).
[CrossRef]

J. Mod. Opt. (1)

H. He, N. R. Heckenberg, and H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, J. Mod. Opt. 42, 217 (1995).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. (2)

L. Marrucci, E. Karimi, S. Slussarenko, B. Piccirillo, E. Santamato, E. Nagali, and F. Sciarrino, J. Opt. 13, 064001 (2011).
[CrossRef]

M. Dashti and S. Rasouli, J. Opt. 14, 095704 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Laser Photon. Rev. (1)

S. Franke-Arnold, L. Allen, and M. Padgett, Laser Photon. Rev. 2, 299 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Nat. Photonics (1)

E. Nagali, L. Sansoni, F. Sciarrino, F. DeMartini, L. Marrucci, B. Piccirillo, E. Karimi, and E. Santamato, Nat. Photonics 3, 720 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Nat. Phys. (1)

G. Molina-Terriza, J. P. Torres, and L. Torner, Nat. Phys. 3, 305 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Commun. (1)

M. J. Padgett and L. Allen, Opt. Commun. 121, 36 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (6)

Opt. Lett. (5)

Phys. Rev. Lett. (1)

L. Marrucci, C. Manzo, and D. Paparo, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 163905 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Other (2)

A. E. Siegman, Lasers (University Science Books, 1986).

L. Allen, S. M. Barnett, and M. J. Padgett, Optical Angular Momentum (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2003).

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Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Typical recorded frame for three different cases (upper row) plane wave, (middle row) OV beam with OAM of +10, and (down row) OV beam with OAM value of 10, respectively. Each frame consists of two sets of orthogonal moiré patterns corresponding to the beams in two arms. Red, green, and blue solid lines stand for typical traces of moiré fringe minima, fringe maxima, and first-order virtual trace, respectively.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Reconstructed wavefront and transverse component of the Poynting vector of OV beams. (a), (c) are the reconstructed wavefront and transverse component of Poynting vector for an OV beam with =+20, respectively and (b), (d) are the same for an OV beam with =20. The beam propagation direction is toward the plane, and the phase value scale is shown in false color in the side bar.

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U^qplate·|±=e±2iqϕ|,
χ=(ddmZk)δymx^+(ddmZk)δxmy^,

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