Electro-optical correction of Bessel beam conversion along the axis of a barium niobate-strontium crystal
S.N. Khonina
, V.D. Paranin


Image Processing Systems Institute оf RAS, – Branch of the FSRC “Crystallography and Photonics” RAS, Samara, Russia,
Samara National Research University, Samara, Russia

Full text of article: Russian language.

We perform a theoretical study of the electrically controlled transformation of Bessel beams propagating along the optical axis of an electro-optical barium niobate-strontium crystal. Computer modeling has shown the ability of the anisotropic crystal to dynamically change the output intensity distribution of the beam due to a change in the refractive index as a result of the applied voltage. On the basis of theoretical analysis and numerical simulation we specify the control voltage required to correct the conversion of the zero-order Bessel beam generated by a diffractive axicon into a second-order vortex Bessel beam.

Bessel beams, anisotropic crystal, vortex beam, electro-optical controlling, crystal of barium niobate-strontium.

Khonina SN, Paranin VD. Electro-optical correction of Bessel beam conversion along axis of a barium niobate-strontium crystal. Computer Optics 2016, 40(4): 475-481. DOI: 10.18287/2412-6179-2016-40-4-475-481.


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