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dc.contributor.author Trichili, A
dc.contributor.author Rosales-Guzmán, C
dc.contributor.author Dudley, Angela L
dc.contributor.author Ndagano, B
dc.contributor.author Salem, AB
dc.contributor.author Zghal, M
dc.contributor.author Forbes, A
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-16T12:45:48Z
dc.date.available 2017-05-16T12:45:48Z
dc.date.issued 2016-06
dc.identifier.citation Trichili, A., Rosales-Guzmán, C., Dudley, A.L. et al. 2016. Optical communication beyond orbital angular momentum. Scientific Reports, vol. 6: Article number: 27674. DOI: 10.1038/srep27674 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2045-2322
dc.identifier.uri DOI: 10.1038/srep27674
dc.identifier.uri https://www.nature.com/articles/srep27674
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/9070
dc.description © 2017 Macmillan Publishers Limited, part of Springer Nature. en_US
dc.description.abstract Mode division multiplexing (MDM) is mooted as a technology to address future bandwidth issues, and has been successfully demonstrated in free space using spatial modes with orbital angular momentum (OAM). To further increase the data transmission rate, more degrees of freedom are required to form a densely packed mode space. Here we move beyond OAM and demonstrate multiplexing and demultiplexing using both the radial and azimuthal degrees of freedom. We achieve this with a holographic approach that allows over 100 modes to be encoded on a single hologram, across a wide wavelength range, in a wavelength independent manner. Our results offer a new tool that will prove useful in realizing higher bit rates for next generation optical networks. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Macmillan Publishers Limited, part of Springer Nature en_US
dc.subject Mode division multiplexing en_US
dc.subject MDM en_US
dc.subject Orbital angular momentum en_US
dc.subject OAM en_US
dc.title Optical communication beyond orbital angular momentum en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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