Holographic beam shaping of partially coherent light.

  title={Holographic beam shaping of partially coherent light.},
  author={Nicolas Barr'e and Alexander Jesacher},
  journal={Optics letters},
  volume={47 2},
We present an algorithmic approach for holographic shaping of partially coherent light, which is described by a mode expansion containing thousands of individual modes. Using gradient descent and algorithmic differentiation, our algorithm is able to find a set of axially separated phase patterns such that each mode undergoes an individually optimized transformation with respect to the formation of a user-defined target intensity distribution. We demonstrate numerically and experimentally that a… 

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