Journal of the European Optical Society - Rapid publications, Vol 1 (2006)

Inversion of a guided optical vortex

A. V. Carpentier, H. Michinel, J. R. Salgueiro, S. Doval, A. Ferrando


We demonstrate, both theoretically and experimentally, the inversion of the topological charge of a vortex that propagates through an optical fiber. In our experiment, we couple the vortex to a two-mode fiber and we control the charge inversion by deformation of the optical fiber.

© The Authors. All rights reserved. [DOI: 10.2971/jeos.2006.06031]

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