3D simulation of focusing a laser beam by a dielectric conical microaxicon
S.A. Degtyarev

 

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.

Abstract:
In this work, using a finite element method implemented we simulate in the Comsol software focusing a TE-polarized Gaussian beam by 3D dielectric conical microaxicon tapers with smaller-than-30-degrees vertex angles. The simulation results have shown that, as is the case with the 2D axicons, with minor changes in a vertex angle, the 3D axicon can alternatively show either focusing or defocusing properties. However, the angle intervals in which the 2D and 3D axicons show focusing or defocusing  properties are different.

Keywords:
dielectric conical axicon, total internal reflection (TIR), real and imaginary focus, finite element method.

Citation:
Degtyarev SA. 3D simulation of focusing a laser beam by a dielectric conical microaxicon. Computer Optics 2016, 40(4): 588-593. DOI: 10.18287/2412-6179-2016-40-4-588-593.

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