Helico-conical optical beams self-heal
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European Commisision's projectPHORBITECH - A Toolbox for Photon Orbital Angular Momentum Technology (EC-FP7-255914)
An optical beam is said to be self-healing when, distorted by an obstacle, the beam corrects itself upon propagation. In this Letter we show, through experiments supported by numerical simulations, that Helico-conical optical beams self-heal. We observe the strong resilience of these beams with different types of obstructions, and relate this to the characteristics of their transverse energy fl
CitationHermosa, N.; Rosales, C.; Perez, J. Helico-conical optical beams self-heal. "Optics letters", Gener 2013, vol. 38, núm. 3, p. 383-385.