A liquid of optical vortices in a photonic sea of vector waves

Lorenzo De Angelis, Filippo Alpeggiani, Andrea Di Falco, Kobus Kuipers

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Abstract

Phase singularities arise in scalar random waves, with spatial distribution reminiscent of particles in liquids. Supporting near-field experiment with analytical theory we show how such spatial distribution changes when considering vector waves.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOSA Technical Digest (online)
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Pages1-2
Number of pages2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Oct 2016

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    De Angelis, L., Alpeggiani, F., Di Falco, A., & Kuipers, K. (2016). A liquid of optical vortices in a photonic sea of vector waves. In OSA Technical Digest (online) (pp. 1-2). [FF3H.8] Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/FIO.2016.FF3H.8