Experimental Investigation for the Causes of Orbital-Angular-Momentum Modal Coupling Through a Dynamic Random Turbulent Medium

Haoqian Song*, Yuxiang Duan, Huibin Zhou, Runzhou Zhang, Hao Song, Xinzhou Su, Cristian Acevedo, Mahdi Eshaghi, Kaiheng Zou, Kai Pang, Moshe Tur, Aristide Dogariu, Richard J. Watkins, Alan E. Willner

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Abstract

We experimentally measure the contributions of beam distortion and wandering to OAM modal coupling through a random turbulent medium. The inter-modal power coupling further increases under turbulent-medium-induced beam distortions in comparison with the beam-wandering-only cases.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberFF3D.7
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2022
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, QELS 2022 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 15 May 202220 May 2022

Funding

FundersFunder number
Airbus Institute for Engineering Research
Qualcomm Innovation
VBFFN00014-16-1-2813
Office of Naval ResearchN00014-20-1-2558
Air Force Office of Scientific ResearchFA9453-20-2-0001

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