Turbulence effects on transverse modes of light with orbital angular momentum or linear 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. P. Lavery, M. Malik, M. O’Sullivan, M. Mirhosseini, M. Padgett, and R. W. Boyd, "Influence of atmospheric turbulence on the propagation of quantum states of light using spatial mode encoding," in Frontiers in Optics 2011/Laser Science XXVII, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper PDPB2.
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