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Optics and Spectroscopy

, Volume 124, Issue 2, pp 273–277 | Cite as

Formation of Optical Vortices by the Use of Holograms with an Asymmetric Fringe Profile

  • V. P. Aksenov
  • V. Yu. Venediktov
  • A. A. Sevryugin
  • I. M. Tursunov
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Abstract

Results of an experimental study of the possibility to use thin holograms with a diffraction efficiency increased due to a triangular profile of the fringe for the formation of light beams with a nonzero orbital moment (optical vortices) are presented. It is shown that the transformation efficiency in this case can be significantly increased (theoretically, up to 100%) without any distortion in the structure of the formed beam.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. P. Aksenov
    • 1
  • V. Yu. Venediktov
    • 2
    • 3
  • A. A. Sevryugin
    • 2
  • I. M. Tursunov
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesTomskRussia
  2. 2.St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  3. 3.St. Petersburg State UniversityPeterhof, St. PetersburgRussia

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