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Propagation dynamics of deformed 2D vortex Airy beams
Yingkang Chen1, Xiwen Lin1, Shuyu Lin1, Shaoying Mo1, Lingyu Wan1, and Yi Liang1;2
1 Guangxi Key Laboratory for Relativistic Astrophysics, School of Physics Science and Technology,[ Guangxi University], Nanning 530004, China
2 The MOE Key Laboratory of Weak-Light Nonlinear Photonics, TEDA Applied Physics Institute and School of Physics, [Nankai University], Tianjin 300457, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2017, 15(08): pp.080801

Topic:Geometric optics
Keywords(OCIS Code): 080.4865  080.7343  050.1940  

We numerically and experimentally investigate the propagation of deformed 2D vortex Airy beams. Our results show that, for different topological charges, two parabolic trajectories that can be controlled by changing the initial wing angle always dominate the beam propagations. In this case, the main lobes take different propagation distances to restore to the peak intensity. The profiles tend to evolve into 1D or 2D Airy-like patterns to various degrees in the same propagation distance. Furthermore, the whole profiles yield a small change in their acceleration direction, depending on the topological charge and the initial wing angle.

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Get Citation: Yingkang Chen, Xiwen Lin, Shuyu Lin, Shaoying Mo, Lingyu Wan, and Yi Liang, "Propagation dynamics of deformed 2D vortex Airy beams," Chin. Opt. Lett. 15(08), 080801(2017)

Note: This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 11604058 and 61367004), the Guangxi Key Laboratory for Relativistic Astrophysics-Guangxi Natural Science Creative Team Funding (No. 2013GXNSFFA019001), and the Guangxi Natural Science Foundation (No. 2016GXNSFBA380244).


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