First, it is demonstrated that with a c-cut Ti:sapphire crystal the generation of a nonpolarized laser beam is possible, in contrast to the conventional α-cut Ti:sapphire crystal, which produces a linearly polarized beam. Second, the generation of a radially polarized Ti:sapphire laser beam is demonstrated in combination with a c-cut YVO4 crystal used as a selector of radial polarization.
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 2008 Sept 1|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics