Abstract

A diffractive lens that produces a focal point with a null in the center is presented. This is achieved with the aid of a phase singularity, which is produced by a branch point in the transmission function of the diffractive lens.

© 1993 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Branch-point diffractive optics

Filippus Stefanus Roux
J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 11(8) 2236-2243 (1994)

Experimental ray-tracing with point diffraction interferometry and its application in focal length measurement

Lingfeng Chen, Xiaojien Meng, He Xiao, Lei Yu, and Yufei Xue
Appl. Opt. 57(29) 8648-8653 (2018)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (2)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (2)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription