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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1623–1626

Spin–orbit mode selection with a modified Sagnac interferometer

A. R. Vieira, M. Hor-Meyll, and A. Z. Khoury  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 30, Issue 6, pp. 1623-1626 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.30.001623


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Abstract

We report on a modified Sagnac interferometer used to sort spin–orbit modes of a paraxial beam. The interferometer works as a parity sorter and can be useful for quantum information protocols. The geometry used benefits from phase stability and allows for independent manipulation of the interfering beams.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(270.5565) Quantum optics : Quantum communications
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: February 1, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 3, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 19, 2013
Published: May 22, 2013

Citation
A. R. Vieira, M. Hor-Meyll, and A. Z. Khoury, "Spin–orbit mode selection with a modified Sagnac interferometer," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 1623-1626 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-30-6-1623


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