Abstract

There has been much recent interest in high precision angular rotation measurement using photon orbital angular momentum to realize super-resolving angular rotation measurement. It is well known that quantum detection strategies can obtain a quantum-enhanced performance. Here, we prove that binary-outcome homodyne detection method can obtain a narrower signal peak, showing better resolution compared with the existing data processing method. Since the photon loss is unavoidable in the actual non-ideal optical system, this paper further discusses the impact of photon loss on the resolution and sensitivity of angular rotation measurement with binary-outcome homodyne detection method.

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[Crossref] [PubMed]

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2009 (2)

2008 (1)

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[Crossref]

2007 (2)

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[Crossref]

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[Crossref] [PubMed]

2006 (2)

2002 (2)

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2001 (1)

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1998 (1)

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[Crossref]

1992 (1)

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Agarwal, G. S.

A. K. Jha, G. S. Agarwal, and R. W. Boyd, “Supersensitive measurement of angular displacements using entangled photons,” Phys. Rev. A 83(5), 053829 (2011).
[Crossref]

Allen, L.

J. Courtial, K. Dholakia, D. A. Robertson, L. Allen, and M. J. Padgett, “Measurement of the rotational frequency shift imparted to a rotating light beam possessing orbital angular momentum,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80(15), 3217–3219 (1998).
[Crossref]

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Aolita, L.

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Bandres, M. A.

Barnett, S. M.

J. Leach, B. Jack, J. Romero, M. Ritsch-Marte, R. W. Boyd, A. K. Jha, S. M. Barnett, S. Franke-Arnold, and M. J. Padgett, “Violation of a Bell inequality in two-dimensional orbital angular momentum state-spaces,” Opt. Express 17(10), 8287–8293 (2009).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S. M. Barnett and R. Zambrini, “Resolution in rotation measurements,” J. Mod. Opt. 53(5-6), 613–625 (2006).
[Crossref]

J. Leach, M. J. Padgett, S. M. Barnett, S. Franke-Arnold, and J. Courtial, “Measuring the orbital angular momentum of a single photon,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(25), 257901 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Beijersbergen, M. W.

L. Allen, M. W. Beijersbergen, R. J. C. Spreeuw, and J. P. Woerdman, “Orbital angular momentum of light and the transformation of Laguerre-Gaussian laser modes,” Phys. Rev. A 45(11), 8185–8189 (1992).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Bentley, J. B.

Björk, G.

M. Bourennane, A. Karlsson, and G. Björk, “Quantum key distribution using multilevel encoding,” Phys. Rev. A 64(1), 012306 (2001).
[Crossref]

Bourennane, M.

M. Bourennane, A. Karlsson, and G. Björk, “Quantum key distribution using multilevel encoding,” Phys. Rev. A 64(1), 012306 (2001).
[Crossref]

Boyd, R. W.

Broky, J.

G. A. Siviloglou, J. Broky, A. Dogariu, and D. N. Christodoulides, “Observation of accelerating Airy beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 99(21), 213901 (2007).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Chávez-Cerda, S.

S. Chávez-Cerda, M. J. Padgett, I. Allison, G. H. C. New, J. C. Gutiérrez-Vega, A. T. O’Neil, I. MacVicar, and J. Courtial, “Holographic generation and orbital angular momentum of high-order Mathieu beams,” J. Opt. B-Quantum S. O. 4(2), 52 (2002).
[Crossref]

Chen, L.

J. Wang, W. Zhang, Q. Qi, S. Zheng, and L. Chen, “Gradual edge enhancement in spiral phase contrast imaging with fractional vortex filters,” Sci. Rep. 5, 15826 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

L. Chen and W. She, “Teleportation of a controllable orbital angular momentum generator,” Phys. Rev. A 80(6), 063831 (2009).
[Crossref]

Chigrinov, V.

Christodoulides, D. N.

G. A. Siviloglou, J. Broky, A. Dogariu, and D. N. Christodoulides, “Observation of accelerating Airy beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 99(21), 213901 (2007).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Cohen, L.

Courtial, J.

M. P. J. Lavery, A. Dudley, A. Forbes, J. Courtial, and M. J. Padgett, “Robust interferometer for the routing of light beams carrying orbital angular momentum,” New J. Phys. 13(9), 093014 (2011).
[Crossref]

J. Leach, M. J. Padgett, S. M. Barnett, S. Franke-Arnold, and J. Courtial, “Measuring the orbital angular momentum of a single photon,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(25), 257901 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S. Chávez-Cerda, M. J. Padgett, I. Allison, G. H. C. New, J. C. Gutiérrez-Vega, A. T. O’Neil, I. MacVicar, and J. Courtial, “Holographic generation and orbital angular momentum of high-order Mathieu beams,” J. Opt. B-Quantum S. O. 4(2), 52 (2002).
[Crossref]

J. Courtial, K. Dholakia, D. A. Robertson, L. Allen, and M. J. Padgett, “Measurement of the rotational frequency shift imparted to a rotating light beam possessing orbital angular momentum,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80(15), 3217–3219 (1998).
[Crossref]

Coyle, L. E.

E. J. Galvez, L. E. Coyle, E. Johnson, and B. J. Reschovsky, “Interferometric measurement of the helical mode of a single photon,” New J. Phys. 13(5), 053017 (2011).
[Crossref]

Cvijetic, N.

N. Cvijetic, G. Milione, E. Ip, and T. Wang, “Detecting lateral motion using light’s orbital angular momentum,” Sci. Rep. 5, 15422 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

D’Ambrosio, V.

G. Vallone, V. D’Ambrosio, A. Sponselli, S. Slussarenko, L. Marrucci, F. Sciarrino, and P. Villoresi, “Free-space quantum key distribution by rotation-invariant twisted photons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 113(6), 060503 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

V. D’Ambrosio, N. Spagnolo, L. Del Re, S. Slussarenko, Y. Li, L. C. Kwek, L. Marrucci, S. P. Walborn, L. Aolita, and F. Sciarrino, “Photonic polarization gears for ultra-sensitive angular measurements,” Nat. Commun. 4, 2432 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Davis, J. A.

Del Re, L.

V. D’Ambrosio, N. Spagnolo, L. Del Re, S. Slussarenko, Y. Li, L. C. Kwek, L. Marrucci, S. P. Walborn, L. Aolita, and F. Sciarrino, “Photonic polarization gears for ultra-sensitive angular measurements,” Nat. Commun. 4, 2432 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Dholakia, K.

J. Courtial, K. Dholakia, D. A. Robertson, L. Allen, and M. J. Padgett, “Measurement of the rotational frequency shift imparted to a rotating light beam possessing orbital angular momentum,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80(15), 3217–3219 (1998).
[Crossref]

Distante, E.

E. Distante, M. Ježek, and U. L. Andersen, “Deterministic superresolution with coherent states at the shot noise limit,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 111(3), 033603 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Dogariu, A.

G. A. Siviloglou, J. Broky, A. Dogariu, and D. N. Christodoulides, “Observation of accelerating Airy beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 99(21), 213901 (2007).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Dovrat, L.

Dowling, J. P.

S. D. Huver, C. F. Wildfeuer, and J. P. Dowling, “Entangled Fock states for robust quantum optical metrology, imaging, and sensing,” Phys. Rev. A 78(6), 063828 (2008).
[Crossref]

Du, T.

Dudley, A.

M. P. J. Lavery, A. Dudley, A. Forbes, J. Courtial, and M. J. Padgett, “Robust interferometer for the routing of light beams carrying orbital angular momentum,” New J. Phys. 13(9), 093014 (2011).
[Crossref]

Eisenberg, H. S.

Fickler, R.

R. Fickler, R. Lapkiewicz, W. N. Plick, M. Krenn, C. Schaeff, S. Ramelow, and A. Zeilinger, “Quantum entanglement of high angular momenta,” Science 338(6107), 640–643 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Forbes, A.

M. P. J. Lavery, A. Dudley, A. Forbes, J. Courtial, and M. J. Padgett, “Robust interferometer for the routing of light beams carrying orbital angular momentum,” New J. Phys. 13(9), 093014 (2011).
[Crossref]

Franke-Arnold, S.

Galvez, E. J.

E. J. Galvez, L. E. Coyle, E. Johnson, and B. J. Reschovsky, “Interferometric measurement of the helical mode of a single photon,” New J. Phys. 13(5), 053017 (2011).
[Crossref]

Giacobino, E.

A. Nicolas, L. Veissier, L. Giner, E. Giacobino, D. Maxein, and J. Laurat, “A quantum memory for orbital angular momentum photonic qubits,” Nat. Photonics 8(3), 234–238 (2014).
[Crossref]

Giner, L.

A. Nicolas, L. Veissier, L. Giner, E. Giacobino, D. Maxein, and J. Laurat, “A quantum memory for orbital angular momentum photonic qubits,” Nat. Photonics 8(3), 234–238 (2014).
[Crossref]

Gutiérrez-Vega, J. C.

J. B. Bentley, J. A. Davis, M. A. Bandres, and J. C. Gutiérrez-Vega, “Generation of helical Ince-Gaussian beams with a liquid-crystal display,” Opt. Lett. 31(5), 649–651 (2006).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S. Chávez-Cerda, M. J. Padgett, I. Allison, G. H. C. New, J. C. Gutiérrez-Vega, A. T. O’Neil, I. MacVicar, and J. Courtial, “Holographic generation and orbital angular momentum of high-order Mathieu beams,” J. Opt. B-Quantum S. O. 4(2), 52 (2002).
[Crossref]

Huver, S. D.

S. D. Huver, C. F. Wildfeuer, and J. P. Dowling, “Entangled Fock states for robust quantum optical metrology, imaging, and sensing,” Phys. Rev. A 78(6), 063828 (2008).
[Crossref]

Ip, E.

N. Cvijetic, G. Milione, E. Ip, and T. Wang, “Detecting lateral motion using light’s orbital angular momentum,” Sci. Rep. 5, 15422 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Istrati, D.

Jack, B.

Ježek, M.

E. Distante, M. Ježek, and U. L. Andersen, “Deterministic superresolution with coherent states at the shot noise limit,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 111(3), 033603 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Jha, A. K.

Johnson, E.

E. J. Galvez, L. E. Coyle, E. Johnson, and B. J. Reschovsky, “Interferometric measurement of the helical mode of a single photon,” New J. Phys. 13(5), 053017 (2011).
[Crossref]

Karlsson, A.

M. Bourennane, A. Karlsson, and G. Björk, “Quantum key distribution using multilevel encoding,” Phys. Rev. A 64(1), 012306 (2001).
[Crossref]

Krenn, M.

R. Fickler, R. Lapkiewicz, W. N. Plick, M. Krenn, C. Schaeff, S. Ramelow, and A. Zeilinger, “Quantum entanglement of high angular momenta,” Science 338(6107), 640–643 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Kwek, L. C.

V. D’Ambrosio, N. Spagnolo, L. Del Re, S. Slussarenko, Y. Li, L. C. Kwek, L. Marrucci, S. P. Walborn, L. Aolita, and F. Sciarrino, “Photonic polarization gears for ultra-sensitive angular measurements,” Nat. Commun. 4, 2432 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Lapkiewicz, R.

R. Fickler, R. Lapkiewicz, W. N. Plick, M. Krenn, C. Schaeff, S. Ramelow, and A. Zeilinger, “Quantum entanglement of high angular momenta,” Science 338(6107), 640–643 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Laurat, J.

A. Nicolas, L. Veissier, L. Giner, E. Giacobino, D. Maxein, and J. Laurat, “A quantum memory for orbital angular momentum photonic qubits,” Nat. Photonics 8(3), 234–238 (2014).
[Crossref]

Lavery, M.

M. J. Padgett, F. M. Miatto, M. Lavery, A. Zeilinger, and R. W. Boyd, “Divergence of an orbital-angular-momentum-carrying beam upon propagation,” New J. Phys. 17(2), 023011 (2015).
[Crossref]

Lavery, M. P. J.

M. Malik, M. O’Sullivan, B. Rodenburg, M. Mirhosseini, J. Leach, M. P. J. Lavery, M. J. Padgett, and R. W. Boyd, “Influence of atmospheric turbulence on optical communications using orbital angular momentum for encoding,” Opt. Express 20(12), 13195–13200 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

M. P. J. Lavery, A. Dudley, A. Forbes, J. Courtial, and M. J. Padgett, “Robust interferometer for the routing of light beams carrying orbital angular momentum,” New J. Phys. 13(9), 093014 (2011).
[Crossref]

Leach, J.

Li, F.

L. Li and F. Li, “Beating the Rayleigh limit: orbital-angular-momentum-based super-resolution diffraction tomography,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. 88(3), 033205 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Li, L.

L. Li and F. Li, “Beating the Rayleigh limit: orbital-angular-momentum-based super-resolution diffraction tomography,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. 88(3), 033205 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Li, Y.

V. D’Ambrosio, N. Spagnolo, L. Del Re, S. Slussarenko, Y. Li, L. C. Kwek, L. Marrucci, S. P. Walborn, L. Aolita, and F. Sciarrino, “Photonic polarization gears for ultra-sensitive angular measurements,” Nat. Commun. 4, 2432 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

MacVicar, I.

S. Chávez-Cerda, M. J. Padgett, I. Allison, G. H. C. New, J. C. Gutiérrez-Vega, A. T. O’Neil, I. MacVicar, and J. Courtial, “Holographic generation and orbital angular momentum of high-order Mathieu beams,” J. Opt. B-Quantum S. O. 4(2), 52 (2002).
[Crossref]

Malik, M.

Marrucci, L.

G. Vallone, V. D’Ambrosio, A. Sponselli, S. Slussarenko, L. Marrucci, F. Sciarrino, and P. Villoresi, “Free-space quantum key distribution by rotation-invariant twisted photons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 113(6), 060503 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

V. D’Ambrosio, N. Spagnolo, L. Del Re, S. Slussarenko, Y. Li, L. C. Kwek, L. Marrucci, S. P. Walborn, L. Aolita, and F. Sciarrino, “Photonic polarization gears for ultra-sensitive angular measurements,” Nat. Commun. 4, 2432 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S. Slussarenko, A. Murauski, T. Du, V. Chigrinov, L. Marrucci, and E. Santamato, “Tunable liquid crystal q-plates with arbitrary topological charge,” Opt. Express 19(5), 4085–4090 (2011).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Maxein, D.

A. Nicolas, L. Veissier, L. Giner, E. Giacobino, D. Maxein, and J. Laurat, “A quantum memory for orbital angular momentum photonic qubits,” Nat. Photonics 8(3), 234–238 (2014).
[Crossref]

Miatto, F. M.

M. J. Padgett, F. M. Miatto, M. Lavery, A. Zeilinger, and R. W. Boyd, “Divergence of an orbital-angular-momentum-carrying beam upon propagation,” New J. Phys. 17(2), 023011 (2015).
[Crossref]

Milione, G.

N. Cvijetic, G. Milione, E. Ip, and T. Wang, “Detecting lateral motion using light’s orbital angular momentum,” Sci. Rep. 5, 15422 (2015).
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Mirhosseini, M.

Molina-Terriza, G.

G. Molina-Terriza, J. P. Torres, and L. Torner, “Twisted photons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 305–310 (2007).
[Crossref]

Murauski, A.

New, G. H. C.

S. Chávez-Cerda, M. J. Padgett, I. Allison, G. H. C. New, J. C. Gutiérrez-Vega, A. T. O’Neil, I. MacVicar, and J. Courtial, “Holographic generation and orbital angular momentum of high-order Mathieu beams,” J. Opt. B-Quantum S. O. 4(2), 52 (2002).
[Crossref]

Nicolas, A.

A. Nicolas, L. Veissier, L. Giner, E. Giacobino, D. Maxein, and J. Laurat, “A quantum memory for orbital angular momentum photonic qubits,” Nat. Photonics 8(3), 234–238 (2014).
[Crossref]

O’Neil, A. T.

S. Chávez-Cerda, M. J. Padgett, I. Allison, G. H. C. New, J. C. Gutiérrez-Vega, A. T. O’Neil, I. MacVicar, and J. Courtial, “Holographic generation and orbital angular momentum of high-order Mathieu beams,” J. Opt. B-Quantum S. O. 4(2), 52 (2002).
[Crossref]

O’Sullivan, M.

Padgett, M. J.

M. J. Padgett, F. M. Miatto, M. Lavery, A. Zeilinger, and R. W. Boyd, “Divergence of an orbital-angular-momentum-carrying beam upon propagation,” New J. Phys. 17(2), 023011 (2015).
[Crossref]

M. Malik, M. O’Sullivan, B. Rodenburg, M. Mirhosseini, J. Leach, M. P. J. Lavery, M. J. Padgett, and R. W. Boyd, “Influence of atmospheric turbulence on optical communications using orbital angular momentum for encoding,” Opt. Express 20(12), 13195–13200 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

M. P. J. Lavery, A. Dudley, A. Forbes, J. Courtial, and M. J. Padgett, “Robust interferometer for the routing of light beams carrying orbital angular momentum,” New J. Phys. 13(9), 093014 (2011).
[Crossref]

A. M. Yao and M. J. Padgett, “Orbital angular momentum: origins, behavior and applications,” Adv. Opt. Photonics 3(2), 161–204 (2011).
[Crossref]

J. Leach, B. Jack, J. Romero, M. Ritsch-Marte, R. W. Boyd, A. K. Jha, S. M. Barnett, S. Franke-Arnold, and M. J. Padgett, “Violation of a Bell inequality in two-dimensional orbital angular momentum state-spaces,” Opt. Express 17(10), 8287–8293 (2009).
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S. Chávez-Cerda, M. J. Padgett, I. Allison, G. H. C. New, J. C. Gutiérrez-Vega, A. T. O’Neil, I. MacVicar, and J. Courtial, “Holographic generation and orbital angular momentum of high-order Mathieu beams,” J. Opt. B-Quantum S. O. 4(2), 52 (2002).
[Crossref]

J. Leach, M. J. Padgett, S. M. Barnett, S. Franke-Arnold, and J. Courtial, “Measuring the orbital angular momentum of a single photon,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(25), 257901 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Courtial, K. Dholakia, D. A. Robertson, L. Allen, and M. J. Padgett, “Measurement of the rotational frequency shift imparted to a rotating light beam possessing orbital angular momentum,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80(15), 3217–3219 (1998).
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Plick, W. N.

R. Fickler, R. Lapkiewicz, W. N. Plick, M. Krenn, C. Schaeff, S. Ramelow, and A. Zeilinger, “Quantum entanglement of high angular momenta,” Science 338(6107), 640–643 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Qi, Q.

J. Wang, W. Zhang, Q. Qi, S. Zheng, and L. Chen, “Gradual edge enhancement in spiral phase contrast imaging with fractional vortex filters,” Sci. Rep. 5, 15826 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Ramelow, S.

R. Fickler, R. Lapkiewicz, W. N. Plick, M. Krenn, C. Schaeff, S. Ramelow, and A. Zeilinger, “Quantum entanglement of high angular momenta,” Science 338(6107), 640–643 (2012).
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Reschovsky, B. J.

E. J. Galvez, L. E. Coyle, E. Johnson, and B. J. Reschovsky, “Interferometric measurement of the helical mode of a single photon,” New J. Phys. 13(5), 053017 (2011).
[Crossref]

Ritsch-Marte, M.

Robertson, D. A.

J. Courtial, K. Dholakia, D. A. Robertson, L. Allen, and M. J. Padgett, “Measurement of the rotational frequency shift imparted to a rotating light beam possessing orbital angular momentum,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80(15), 3217–3219 (1998).
[Crossref]

Rodenburg, B.

Romero, J.

Santamato, E.

Schaeff, C.

R. Fickler, R. Lapkiewicz, W. N. Plick, M. Krenn, C. Schaeff, S. Ramelow, and A. Zeilinger, “Quantum entanglement of high angular momenta,” Science 338(6107), 640–643 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Sciarrino, F.

G. Vallone, V. D’Ambrosio, A. Sponselli, S. Slussarenko, L. Marrucci, F. Sciarrino, and P. Villoresi, “Free-space quantum key distribution by rotation-invariant twisted photons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 113(6), 060503 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

V. D’Ambrosio, N. Spagnolo, L. Del Re, S. Slussarenko, Y. Li, L. C. Kwek, L. Marrucci, S. P. Walborn, L. Aolita, and F. Sciarrino, “Photonic polarization gears for ultra-sensitive angular measurements,” Nat. Commun. 4, 2432 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

She, W.

L. Chen and W. She, “Teleportation of a controllable orbital angular momentum generator,” Phys. Rev. A 80(6), 063831 (2009).
[Crossref]

Siviloglou, G. A.

G. A. Siviloglou, J. Broky, A. Dogariu, and D. N. Christodoulides, “Observation of accelerating Airy beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 99(21), 213901 (2007).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Slussarenko, S.

G. Vallone, V. D’Ambrosio, A. Sponselli, S. Slussarenko, L. Marrucci, F. Sciarrino, and P. Villoresi, “Free-space quantum key distribution by rotation-invariant twisted photons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 113(6), 060503 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

V. D’Ambrosio, N. Spagnolo, L. Del Re, S. Slussarenko, Y. Li, L. C. Kwek, L. Marrucci, S. P. Walborn, L. Aolita, and F. Sciarrino, “Photonic polarization gears for ultra-sensitive angular measurements,” Nat. Commun. 4, 2432 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S. Slussarenko, A. Murauski, T. Du, V. Chigrinov, L. Marrucci, and E. Santamato, “Tunable liquid crystal q-plates with arbitrary topological charge,” Opt. Express 19(5), 4085–4090 (2011).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Spagnolo, N.

V. D’Ambrosio, N. Spagnolo, L. Del Re, S. Slussarenko, Y. Li, L. C. Kwek, L. Marrucci, S. P. Walborn, L. Aolita, and F. Sciarrino, “Photonic polarization gears for ultra-sensitive angular measurements,” Nat. Commun. 4, 2432 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Sponselli, A.

G. Vallone, V. D’Ambrosio, A. Sponselli, S. Slussarenko, L. Marrucci, F. Sciarrino, and P. Villoresi, “Free-space quantum key distribution by rotation-invariant twisted photons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 113(6), 060503 (2014).
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Spreeuw, R. J. C.

L. Allen, M. W. Beijersbergen, R. J. C. Spreeuw, and J. P. Woerdman, “Orbital angular momentum of light and the transformation of Laguerre-Gaussian laser modes,” Phys. Rev. A 45(11), 8185–8189 (1992).
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G. Molina-Terriza, J. P. Torres, and L. Torner, “Twisted photons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 305–310 (2007).
[Crossref]

Torres, J. P.

G. Molina-Terriza, J. P. Torres, and L. Torner, “Twisted photons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 305–310 (2007).
[Crossref]

Vallone, G.

G. Vallone, V. D’Ambrosio, A. Sponselli, S. Slussarenko, L. Marrucci, F. Sciarrino, and P. Villoresi, “Free-space quantum key distribution by rotation-invariant twisted photons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 113(6), 060503 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Veissier, L.

A. Nicolas, L. Veissier, L. Giner, E. Giacobino, D. Maxein, and J. Laurat, “A quantum memory for orbital angular momentum photonic qubits,” Nat. Photonics 8(3), 234–238 (2014).
[Crossref]

Villoresi, P.

G. Vallone, V. D’Ambrosio, A. Sponselli, S. Slussarenko, L. Marrucci, F. Sciarrino, and P. Villoresi, “Free-space quantum key distribution by rotation-invariant twisted photons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 113(6), 060503 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Walborn, S. P.

V. D’Ambrosio, N. Spagnolo, L. Del Re, S. Slussarenko, Y. Li, L. C. Kwek, L. Marrucci, S. P. Walborn, L. Aolita, and F. Sciarrino, “Photonic polarization gears for ultra-sensitive angular measurements,” Nat. Commun. 4, 2432 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Wang, J.

J. Wang, W. Zhang, Q. Qi, S. Zheng, and L. Chen, “Gradual edge enhancement in spiral phase contrast imaging with fractional vortex filters,” Sci. Rep. 5, 15826 (2015).
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Wang, T.

N. Cvijetic, G. Milione, E. Ip, and T. Wang, “Detecting lateral motion using light’s orbital angular momentum,” Sci. Rep. 5, 15422 (2015).
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Wildfeuer, C. F.

S. D. Huver, C. F. Wildfeuer, and J. P. Dowling, “Entangled Fock states for robust quantum optical metrology, imaging, and sensing,” Phys. Rev. A 78(6), 063828 (2008).
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Woerdman, J. P.

L. Allen, M. W. Beijersbergen, R. J. C. Spreeuw, and J. P. Woerdman, “Orbital angular momentum of light and the transformation of Laguerre-Gaussian laser modes,” Phys. Rev. A 45(11), 8185–8189 (1992).
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Yao, A. M.

A. M. Yao and M. J. Padgett, “Orbital angular momentum: origins, behavior and applications,” Adv. Opt. Photonics 3(2), 161–204 (2011).
[Crossref]

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S. M. Barnett and R. Zambrini, “Resolution in rotation measurements,” J. Mod. Opt. 53(5-6), 613–625 (2006).
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Zeilinger, A.

M. J. Padgett, F. M. Miatto, M. Lavery, A. Zeilinger, and R. W. Boyd, “Divergence of an orbital-angular-momentum-carrying beam upon propagation,” New J. Phys. 17(2), 023011 (2015).
[Crossref]

R. Fickler, R. Lapkiewicz, W. N. Plick, M. Krenn, C. Schaeff, S. Ramelow, and A. Zeilinger, “Quantum entanglement of high angular momenta,” Science 338(6107), 640–643 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Zhang, W.

J. Wang, W. Zhang, Q. Qi, S. Zheng, and L. Chen, “Gradual edge enhancement in spiral phase contrast imaging with fractional vortex filters,” Sci. Rep. 5, 15826 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Zheng, S.

J. Wang, W. Zhang, Q. Qi, S. Zheng, and L. Chen, “Gradual edge enhancement in spiral phase contrast imaging with fractional vortex filters,” Sci. Rep. 5, 15826 (2015).
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Adv. Opt. Photonics (1)

A. M. Yao and M. J. Padgett, “Orbital angular momentum: origins, behavior and applications,” Adv. Opt. Photonics 3(2), 161–204 (2011).
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J. Mod. Opt. (1)

S. M. Barnett and R. Zambrini, “Resolution in rotation measurements,” J. Mod. Opt. 53(5-6), 613–625 (2006).
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J. Opt. B-Quantum S. O. (1)

S. Chávez-Cerda, M. J. Padgett, I. Allison, G. H. C. New, J. C. Gutiérrez-Vega, A. T. O’Neil, I. MacVicar, and J. Courtial, “Holographic generation and orbital angular momentum of high-order Mathieu beams,” J. Opt. B-Quantum S. O. 4(2), 52 (2002).
[Crossref]

Nat. Commun. (1)

V. D’Ambrosio, N. Spagnolo, L. Del Re, S. Slussarenko, Y. Li, L. C. Kwek, L. Marrucci, S. P. Walborn, L. Aolita, and F. Sciarrino, “Photonic polarization gears for ultra-sensitive angular measurements,” Nat. Commun. 4, 2432 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Nat. Photonics (1)

A. Nicolas, L. Veissier, L. Giner, E. Giacobino, D. Maxein, and J. Laurat, “A quantum memory for orbital angular momentum photonic qubits,” Nat. Photonics 8(3), 234–238 (2014).
[Crossref]

Nat. Phys. (1)

G. Molina-Terriza, J. P. Torres, and L. Torner, “Twisted photons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 305–310 (2007).
[Crossref]

New J. Phys. (3)

E. J. Galvez, L. E. Coyle, E. Johnson, and B. J. Reschovsky, “Interferometric measurement of the helical mode of a single photon,” New J. Phys. 13(5), 053017 (2011).
[Crossref]

M. J. Padgett, F. M. Miatto, M. Lavery, A. Zeilinger, and R. W. Boyd, “Divergence of an orbital-angular-momentum-carrying beam upon propagation,” New J. Phys. 17(2), 023011 (2015).
[Crossref]

M. P. J. Lavery, A. Dudley, A. Forbes, J. Courtial, and M. J. Padgett, “Robust interferometer for the routing of light beams carrying orbital angular momentum,” New J. Phys. 13(9), 093014 (2011).
[Crossref]

Opt. Express (4)

Opt. Lett. (1)

Phys. Rev. A (5)

S. D. Huver, C. F. Wildfeuer, and J. P. Dowling, “Entangled Fock states for robust quantum optical metrology, imaging, and sensing,” Phys. Rev. A 78(6), 063828 (2008).
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L. Chen and W. She, “Teleportation of a controllable orbital angular momentum generator,” Phys. Rev. A 80(6), 063831 (2009).
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L. Li and F. Li, “Beating the Rayleigh limit: orbital-angular-momentum-based super-resolution diffraction tomography,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. 88(3), 033205 (2013).
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G. Vallone, V. D’Ambrosio, A. Sponselli, S. Slussarenko, L. Marrucci, F. Sciarrino, and P. Villoresi, “Free-space quantum key distribution by rotation-invariant twisted photons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 113(6), 060503 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Courtial, K. Dholakia, D. A. Robertson, L. Allen, and M. J. Padgett, “Measurement of the rotational frequency shift imparted to a rotating light beam possessing orbital angular momentum,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80(15), 3217–3219 (1998).
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J. Leach, M. J. Padgett, S. M. Barnett, S. Franke-Arnold, and J. Courtial, “Measuring the orbital angular momentum of a single photon,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(25), 257901 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

G. A. Siviloglou, J. Broky, A. Dogariu, and D. N. Christodoulides, “Observation of accelerating Airy beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 99(21), 213901 (2007).
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N. Cvijetic, G. Milione, E. Ip, and T. Wang, “Detecting lateral motion using light’s orbital angular momentum,” Sci. Rep. 5, 15422 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Wang, W. Zhang, Q. Qi, S. Zheng, and L. Chen, “Gradual edge enhancement in spiral phase contrast imaging with fractional vortex filters,” Sci. Rep. 5, 15826 (2015).
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R. Fickler, R. Lapkiewicz, W. N. Plick, M. Krenn, C. Schaeff, S. Ramelow, and A. Zeilinger, “Quantum entanglement of high angular momenta,” Science 338(6107), 640–643 (2012).
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Figures (6)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

The angular rotation measurement scheme. (BS: Beam splitter; DP: Dove prism; M: Mirror; D: Detector).

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

The output signal for the proposed binary-outcome homodyne detection (BHD) and the existing intensity detection (ID), with lossless T=1 . (a) l=3 , (b) l=6 , (c) l=9 , (d) The FWHM curves.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

(a) The visibility of BHD output signal. (b), (c) and (d) are the sensitivity of BHD method for N=1 , N=10 and N=20 , respectively.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

(a) The sensitivity δθ of BHD method against detected angular θ and (b) the best sensitivity with various OAM quanta number l, with lossless T=1 .

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

The impact of photon loss on the resolution of angular rotation measurement using BHD method.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

The impact of photon loss on the best sensitivity of angular rotation measurement using BHD method.

Equations (6)

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ρ ^ out =| ψ out ψ out |= |β a,+l |γ b,+l b,+l γ| a,+l β|
P( h )= 2 π exp{ 2 [ h+ NT sin(2lθ) /2 ] 2 }
P( | h | h 0 )= h 0 + h 0 P( h ) dh
P( | h |> h 0 )=1P( | h | h 0 )
H ^ + = 2 π exp[ NT sin 2 (2lθ) /2 ]
δ θ H ^ + = 1 lNT ( π/2 exp[ NT sin 2 (2lθ) /2 ]1 ) 1/2 | sin(4lθ) |

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