Generation of attenuation-compensating Airy beams
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We present an attenuation-corrected "nondiffracting" Airy beam. The correction factor can be adjusted to deliver a beam that exhibits an adjustable exponential intensity increase or decrease over a finite distance. A digital micro-mirror device that shapes both amplitude and phase is used to experimentally verify the propagation of these beams through air and partially absorbing media. (C) 2014 Optical Society of America
Preciado , M A , Dholakia , K & Mazilu , M 2014 , ' Generation of attenuation-compensating Airy beams ' Optics Letters , vol 39 , no. 16 , pp. 4950-4953 . DOI: 10.1364/OL.39.004950
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This research was supported by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Council Programme Grant EP/J01771X/1 and Royal Society research grant RG130854.
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