Observation of the rotational doppler effect for optical beams with helical wave front using spiral zone plate
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- Basistiy, I.V., Bekshaev, A.Y., Vasnetsov, M.V. et al. Jetp Lett. (2002) 76: 486. doi:10.1134/1.1533771
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A rotating spiral zone plate was used to implement and measure the rotational Doppler effect for plane-polarized optical beams with helical wave front (optical vortices). The frequency shift was analyzed in terms of energy exchange between the beams and moving optical elements.