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Interferometry with Vortices

Figure 21

The conversion between scalar and vector LG beams. (a) Azimuthally and (b) radially polarized beams. and in the parentheses for linearly polarized HG beams indicate the polarization direction. and l in the parentheses for circularly polarized LG beams indicate right- and left-hand polarizations, respectively. HG: Hermite-Gaussian beam, LG: Laguerre-Gaussian beam.

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