TITLE

Effect of numerical aperture on the spectral splitting feature near phase singularities of focused waves

AUTHOR(S)
Ganic, Djenan; Chon, James W. M.; Gu, Min
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/10/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p1527
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We demonstrate that because of the depolarization effect associated with a high-numerical-aperture lens, the recently predicted spectral splitting phenomenon near phase singularities of focused waves [G. Gbur, T. D. Visser, and E. Wolf, Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 013901 (2002)] disappears when the numerical aperture is higher than critical values that are different between the incident polarization direction and the axial direction.
ACCESSION #
9214444

 

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