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dc.contributor.author Gailele, Lucas M
dc.contributor.author Dudley, Angela L
dc.contributor.author Forbes, A
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-30T06:38:36Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-30T06:38:36Z
dc.date.issued 2018-09
dc.identifier.citation Gailele, L.M., Dudley, A.L. and Forbes, A. 2018. Free-space communication with spatial modes of light. In: SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications 2018, 19 - 23 August 2018, San Diego, California, USA en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0277-786X
dc.identifier.uri https://spie.org/Publications/Proceedings/Paper/10.1117/12.2505725
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/10560
dc.description Presented at: SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications 2018, San Diego, California, USA, 19-23 August 2018. Due to copyright restrictions, the attached PDF file only contains the abstract of the full-text item. For access to the full-text item, please consult the publisher's website. en_US
dc.description.abstract Current communication systems make use of polarization and wavelength multiplexing to increase transmission rates. To offer a further improvement, Orbital Angular Momentum (OAM) modes (or Laguerre-Gaussian modes) provide an infinite dimensional space. In this work, Laguerre-Gaussian modes are multiplexed and de-multiplexed by means of two Spatial Light Modulators (SLMs), making use of both their azimuthal and radial degrees of freedom. Due to the orthogonality of these modes, a modal decomposition technique is employed to detect the transmitted modes. Here we demonstrate this concept by transmitting an image over a 150 meter free-space link. The free-space link is also characterized in terms of its optical turbulence. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher SPIE en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Workflow;21386
dc.subject Azimuthal and radial degrees of freedom en_US
dc.subject Free-space communication en_US
dc.subject Laguerre-Gaussian modes en_US
dc.subject Multiplexing en_US
dc.subject Orbital angular momentum en_US
dc.subject OAM en_US
dc.subject Spatial light modulator en_US
dc.title Free-space communication with spatial modes of light en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US


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