Photonic integrated devices for exploiting the orbital angular momentum (OAM) of light in optical communications

Marc Sorel, Michael J. Strain, Siyuan Yu, Xinlun Cai

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Abstract

We discuss the development of silicon photonic microring resonators for the emission of optical vortex beams. These devices offer great potential for high capacity short-reach optical interconnects thanks to their compactness, low power consumption and fast reconfigurability.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC
Place of PublicationPiscataway, N.J.
Number of pages3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2015
Event41st European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC 2015 - Valencia, Spain
Duration: 27 Sept 20151 Oct 2015

Conference

Conference41st European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC 2015
Country/TerritorySpain
CityValencia
Period27/09/151/10/15

Keywords

  • angular momentum
  • integrated optics
  • light polarisation
  • micro-optics
  • optical communication equipment
  • optical interconnections
  • optical resonators
  • optical switches
  • gratings

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