Off-axis vortices and polarization rotation via orbital angular momentum exchange

Luat T. Vuong, Amiel A. Ishaaya, Taylor D. Grow, Alexander L. Gaeta, Eric R. Eliel, Gertt' Hooft

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Abstract

We investigate coupled optical vortices in a Kerr medium and observe orbital angular momentum exchange, novel off-axis vortex trajectories, and polarization rotation. We describe how beams of differing topological charge can evolve non-orthogonally.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Coherence and Quantum Optics, CQO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528497, 9781557528490
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Coherence and Quantum Optics, CQO 2007 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: 13 Jun 200713 Jun 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceConference on Coherence and Quantum Optics, CQO 2007
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityRochester, NY
Period13/06/0713/06/07

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