The effects of thick turbulence on transverse modes of light carrying orbital angular momentum are studied theoretically and experimentally. These results have potentially important implications for free-space quantum communications systems.
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B. Rodenburg, M. Malik, M. O’Sullivan, M. Mirhosseini, N. K. Steinhoff, G. A. Tyler, and R. W. Boyd, "Influence of thick atmospheric turbulence on the propagation of quantum states of light using spatial mode encoding," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JTu2K.4.
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