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Diffraction of a plane, finite-radius wave by a spiral phase plate

V.V. Kotlyar1,2 S.N. Khonina1,2 A.A. Kovalev1,2 V.A. Soifer1,2
1Image Processing Systems Institute of RAS 

2Samara State Aerospace University named after academician S.P. Korolev 

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Pages: 37-40.

Analytical expressions in terms of hypergeometric function are obtained that describe the Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction of a plane wave of finite radius by a spiral phase plate (SPP) of any integer order. The experimental diffraction patterns obtained using the SPP made on a resist by direct recording by an electron beam are in good agreement with the estimated intensity distributions.

hypergeometric function, Fresnel describe, Fraunhofer diffraction, spiral phase plate, SPP

Kotlyar VV, Khonina SN, Kovalev AA, Soifer VA. Diffraction of a plane, finite-radius wave by a spiral phase plate. Computer Optics 2005; 28: 37-40.


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