The dating game at dimension zero: creation and annihilation of phase singularities in optical random waves

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

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Abstract

Phase singularities can be created and annihilated, but always in pairs. With optical near-field measurements, we track singularities in random waves as a function of wavelength, and discover correlations between creation and annihilation events.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics 2017
Subtitle of host publicationOSA Technical Digest, Session: Trapping and Advanced Beam Shaping (FM3B)
PublisherThe Optical Society
Pages1-2
ISBN (Print)978-1-943580-33-0
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventFrontiers in Optics 2017 - Washington, United States
Duration: 18 Sep 201721 Sep 2017

Conference

ConferenceFrontiers in Optics 2017
CountryUnited States
CityWashington
Period18/09/1721/09/17

Keywords

  • nanooptics
  • phase singularities
  • optical vortices
  • lifelong fidelity

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