Energy spirals slowly around optical vortices, in orbits that get more circular closer to the singularity. Interferometers are threaded by vortices, whose number increases discontinuously by unity as the phase difference increases continuously by 2Pi.
|Translated title of the contribution||Waves near zeros|
|Title of host publication||Ninth Conference on Coherence and Quantum Optics (CQO9), University of Rochester, New York, USA, 10-13 June|
|Publisher||Optical Society of America (OSA)|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|
Bibliographical noteConference Proceedings/Title of Journal: The Optical Society of America