Leach, J. and Courtial, J. and Skeldon, K. and Barnett, S.M. and Franke-Arnold, S. and Padgett, M.J. (2004) Interferometric methods to measure orbital and spin, or the total angular momentum of a single photon. Physical Review Letters, 92 (1). 013601-1. ISSN 0031-9007Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
We propose interferometric methods capable of measuring either the total angular momentum, or simultaneously measuring the spin and orbital angular momentum of single photons. This development enables the measurement of any angular momentum eigenstate of a single photon. The work allows the investigation of single-photon two-qubit entangled states and has implications for high density information transfer.
|Keywords:||photons, high density information transfer, interferometric methods, angular momentum eigenstate, optics, photonics, Optics. Light, Physics and Astronomy(all)|
|Subjects:||Science > Physics > Optics. Light|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Depositing user:||Mr Derek Boyle|
|Date Deposited:||05 Feb 2007|
|Last modified:||20 May 2016 02:11|