A New Millimeter Wave Geometric Phase Demonstration

  • G. F. Brand

DOI: 10.1023/A:1006671401346

Cite this article as:
Brand, G.F. International Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves (2000) 21: 505. doi:10.1023/A:1006671401346


In this paper we compare two ways of achieving geometrical phase changes in millimeter-wave systems. The first involves the conversion between linear and circular polarizations in a waveguide; the second the conversion between Hermite-Gaussian and Laguerre-Gaussian modes in a quasioptical arrangement. The two ways are demonstrated using a minimum number of specialized waveguide and quasioptical components.

geometric phase millimeter waves Hermite-Gaussian Laguerre-Gaussian phase singularities quasioptical 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. F. Brand
    • 1
  1. 1.School of PhysicsUniversity of SydneyAustralia

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