Optical Vortices in the XUV

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Optical vortex beams are of scientific interest since decades. This chapter presents the first-ever realization of optical vortex beam generation in the extreme ultraviolet and discusses possible applications towards high-resolution imaging.


Gaussian Beam Orbital Angular Momentum Topological Charge Poynting Vector Spatial Light Modulator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Optics and Quantum ElectronicsFriedrich Schiller University JenaJenaGermany

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