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  • CLEO/Europe and EQEC 2011 Conference Digest
  • OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optica Publishing Group, 2011),
  • paper CA9_6

Conical refraction: Beam evolution

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It has been known for almost 200 years that a biaxial crystal will conically refract an incident beam when the beam is aligned precisely along an optic axis of the crystal. Since then this effect has been mostly treated as an optical curiosity and has never found practical application.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

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