# Realization of polarization evolution on higher-order Poincaré sphere with metasurface

@article{Liu2014RealizationOP, title={Realization of polarization evolution on higher-order Poincar{\'e} sphere with metasurface}, author={Yachao Liu and Xiaohui Ling and Xunong Yi and Xinxing Zhou and Hailu Luo and Shuang-chun Wen}, journal={Applied Physics Letters}, year={2014}, volume={104}, pages={191110} }

We present a simple and convenient method to yield cylindrical vector (CV) beams and realize its polarization evolution on higher-order Poincare sphere based on inhomogeneous birefringent metasurface. By means of local polarization transformation of the metasurface, it is possible to convert a light beam with homogeneous elliptical polarization into a vector beam with any desired polarization distribution. The Stokes parameters of the output light are measured to verify our scheme, which show…

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