Picture of two heads

Open Access research that challenges the mind...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including those from the School of Psychological Sciences & Health - but also papers by researchers based within the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, and from the Strathclyde Business School.

Discover more...

Diffractive optical elements for beam shaping of monochromatic spatially incoherent light

Liu, J.S. and Taghizadeh, M.R. and Gu, E. and Girkin, J.M. and Dawson, M.D. (2006) Diffractive optical elements for beam shaping of monochromatic spatially incoherent light. In: European Optical Society Annual Meeting 2006, 2006-10-17 - 2006-10-19. (Unpublished)

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

Diffractive optical elements (DOEs) for beam shaping of spatially incoherent light into an output spot with arbitrary intensity profile, particularly into a tightly focused output spot are demonstrated. Several different design examples are shown. The ratio of the maximum sidelobe intensity to the maximum intensity in the signal window ranges from 5.0% to ~50%. Experimental results are in close agreement with numerical predictions.