Simple technique of generation inhomogeneously polarized laser beams by means of does
S.V. Karpeev, S.N. Khonina

Image Processing Systems Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences,

Samara State Aerospace University

Full text of article: Russian language.

Simple updating developed before optical system for generation of the inhomogeneously polarized laser beams, based on application of DOEs with carrier frequency, is offered. Reduction of sizes and weights of optical system, decrease in losses of light energy, and also reduction of number ar-ranged parameters and simplification of adjustmentis reached due to exception of lenses in the op-tical scheme. Advantages of the previous version of system, namely universality and simplicity of reorganization for different types of polarization are completely kept. The executed experiments have shown improvement of beam formation quality.

Key words:
inhomogeneously polarized beams, radial and azimutal polarization, coherent superposition, diffractive optical elements, carrier frequency.


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