Tunable axial bursts using annularly distributed phase masks


  • Jorge Ojeda Castaneda University of Guanajuato, Mexico
  • Sergio Ledesma University of Guanajuato
  • Cristina Margarita Gomez Sarabia University of Guanajuato




We identify a family set of fractional power, annularly distributed phase-masks for generating axial irradiance bursts. We show that by changing the phase delay, for certain fractional power, one can generate either short tail or long tail axial irradiance bursts. To this end, we discuss the use of a pair of angularly modulated, Alvarez-Lohmann lens.

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Author Biography

Jorge Ojeda Castaneda, University of Guanajuato, Mexico

Electronics Department, Professor




How to Cite

J. Ojeda Castaneda, S. Ledesma, and C. M. Gomez Sarabia, “Tunable axial bursts using annularly distributed phase masks”, Photonics Lett. Pol., vol. 4, no. 4, pp. pp. 155–157, Dec. 2012.