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Chin. Opt. Lett.
 Home  List of Issues    Issue 06 , Vol. 15 , 2017    10.3788/COL201715.060501

Propagation properties of the chirped Airy vortex beams through left-handed and right-handed material slabs
Jianbin Zhang1, Zihao Pang1, Liyan Feng1, Tianfen Zhong1, Linyi Wang1, and Dongmei Deng1;2
1 Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Nanophotonic Functional Materials and Devices, [South China Normal University], Guangzhou 51 0631 , China
2 CAS Key Laboratory of Geospace Environment, [University of Science &
Technology of China], Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei 2 3002 6, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2017, 15(06): pp.060501

Topic:Diffraction and gratings
Keywords(OCIS Code): 050.4865  140.3295  140.7010  350.5500  

We present an investigation on the propagation properties of the chirped Airy vortex (CAiV) beams through slabs of left-handed materials (LHMs) and right-handed materials (RHMs). We discuss the influence of chirped parameter C on the propagation of the CAiV beams through LHM and RHM slabs. Our simulation results show that a maximum accelerated velocity appears during the propagation process. The intensity concentration of the CAiV beams increases with the absolute value of the chirped parameter. The peak intensity of the CAiV beams changes abruptly, and the chirped parameter plays an active role on the difference of the maximum and the minimum. In the energy flow, we find that the effects of the chirped parameter on the strength of the vortex are different at different propagation distances.

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Get Citation: Jianbin Zhang, Zihao Pang, Liyan Feng, Tianfen Zhong, Linyi Wang, and Dongmei Deng, "Propagation properties of the chirped Airy vortex beams through left-handed and right-handed material slabs," Chin. Opt. Lett. 15(06), 060501(2017)

Note: This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 11374107 and 11374108), the CAS Key Laboratory of Geospace Environment, University of Science and Technology of China, the Extracurricular Scientific Program of School of Information and Optoelectronic Science and Engineering, South China Normal University, the National Training Program of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Undergraduates (No. 20161405), and the Special Funds for the Cultivation of Guangdong College Students’ Scientific and Technological Innovation (No. pdjh2017b0137).


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