Transformation of the vortex beam in the optical vortex scanning microscope

Ł. Płociniczak , Agnieszka Popiolek-Masajada , Mirosław Szatkowski , Dariusz Wojnowski


We investigate the microscopic system in which the Gaussian beam with embedded optical vortex is used. The optical vortex is introduced by vortex lens. The vortex lens shift induces a precise nanometer shift of the embedded vortices inside the focused spot. The analytical formula for the complex amplitude of the focused spot with off-axis vortex was calculated, to our knowledge, for the first time. This solution is an important step in the development of the optical vortex scanning microscope. Experimental results are also presented that demonstrate the behavior of such a beam in an experimental setup. © 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Author Ł. Płociniczak
Ł. Płociniczak,,
, Agnieszka Popiolek-Masajada
Agnieszka Popiolek-Masajada,,
, Mirosław Szatkowski (FASS / DP)
Mirosław Szatkowski,,
- Department of Philosophy
, Dariusz Wojnowski (FP / OPD)
Dariusz Wojnowski,,
- Optics and Photonics Division
Journal seriesOptics and Laser Technology, ISSN 0030-3992
Issue year2016
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in EnglishGaussian beams; Lenses; Microscopic examination, Analytical formulas; Complex amplitude; Microscopic system; Off-axis; Optical vortices; Scanning microscope; Vortex beams, Vortex flow
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)30
ScoreMinisterial score = 25.0, 28-11-2017, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 30.0, 28-11-2017, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Impact Factor: 2016 = 2.109 (2) - 2016=1.801 (5)
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