21 October 2016 Submersed free-space propagation of beams carrying orbital angular momentum
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The implementation of spatial multiplexing has become an area of great interest for free-space communication links, particularly for its use in last-mile links within larger optical networks. Light carrying orbital angular momentum (OAM) has emerged as a potential candidate that could be utilised for multiplexing independent channels. We will present measured inter-channel crosstalk for a set of 11-OAM modes propagating through 3m of slowly flowing water, similar to that found in oceanic flow conditions
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Shaun Viola, Shaun Viola, Manousos Valyrakis, Manousos Valyrakis, Antony E. Kelly, Antony E. Kelly, Martin P. J. Lavery, Martin P. J. Lavery, } "Submersed free-space propagation of beams carrying orbital angular momentum", Proc. SPIE 9991, Advanced Free-Space Optical Communication Techniques and Applications II, 999103 (21 October 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2245487; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2245487
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