Abstract

An integrated approach to produce photonic orbital angular momentum (OAM) superposition states with arbitrary OAM spectrum has been demonstrated. Superposition states between two vector OAM modes have been achieved by integrating a superimposed angular grating in one silicon micro-ring resonator, with each mode having near equal weight. The topological charge difference between the two compositional OAM modes is determined by the difference between the numbers of elements in the two original gratings being superimposed, while the absolute values of the topological charge can be changed synchronously by switching WGM resonant wavelengths. This novel approach provides a scalable and flexible source for the OAM-based quantum information and optical manipulation applications.

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2015 (4)

D. S. Ding, W. Zhang, Z. Y. Zhou, S. Shi, G. Y. Xiang, X. S. Wang, Y. K. Jiang, B. S. Shi, and G. C. Guo, “Quantum storage of orbital angular momentum entanglement in an atomic ensemble,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114(5), 050502 (2015).
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[Crossref]

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[Crossref] [PubMed]

H. Li, D. Phillips, X. Wang, D. Ho, L. Chen, X. Zhu, J. Zhu, S. Yu, and X. Cai, “Orbital angular momentum (OAM) vertical-cavity-surface-emitting lasers,” Optica 2(17), 21 (2015).

2014 (2)

M. J. Strain, X. Cai, J. Wang, J. Zhu, D. B. Phillips, L. Chen, M. Lopez-Garcia, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, M. Sorel, and S. Yu, “Fast electrical switching of orbital angular momentum modes using ultra-compact integrated vortex emitters,” Nat. Commun. 5, 4856 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

M. J. Strain, S. Thoms, D. S. MacIntyre, and M. Sorel, “Multi-wavelength filters in silicon using superposition sidewall Bragg grating devices,” Opt. Lett. 39(2), 413–416 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2013 (3)

S. A. Schulz, T. Machula, E. Karimi, and R. W. Boyd, “Integrated multi vector vortex beam generator,” Opt. Express 21(13), 16130–16141 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

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[Crossref]

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[Crossref] [PubMed]

2012 (4)

J. Wang, J.-Y. Yang, I. M. Fazal, N. Ahmed, Y. Yan, H. Huang, Y. Ren, Y. Yue, S. Dolinar, M. Tur, and A. E. Willner, “Terabit free-space data transmission employing orbital angular momentum multiplexing,” Nat. Photonics 6(7), 488–496 (2012).
[Crossref]

X. Cai, J. Wang, M. J. Strain, B. Johnson-Morris, J. Zhu, M. Sorel, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Integrated compact optical vortex beam emitters,” Science 338(6105), 363–366 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

T. Su, R. P. Scott, S. S. Djordjevic, N. K. Fontaine, D. J. Geisler, X. Cai, and S. J. B. Yoo, “Demonstration of free space coherent optical communication using integrated silicon photonic orbital angular momentum devices,” Opt. Express 20(9), 9396–9402 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

D. Zhang, X. Feng, and Y. Huang, “Encoding and decoding of orbital angular momentum for wireless optical interconnects on chip,” Opt. Express 20(24), 26986–26995 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2011 (1)

M. Padgett and R. Bowman, “Tweezers with a twist,” Nat. Photonics 5(6), 343–348 (2011).
[Crossref]

2007 (1)

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

2006 (1)

2004 (2)

G. Gibson, J. Courtial, M. Padgett, M. Vasnetsov, V. Pas’ko, S. Barnett, and S. Franke-Arnold, “Free-space information transfer using light beams carrying orbital angular momentum,” Opt. Express 12(22), 5448–5456 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

G. Gibson, J. Courtial, M. Vasnetsov, S. Barnett, S. Franke-Arnold, and M. Padgett, “Increasing the data density of free-space optical communications using orbital angular momentum,” Proc. SPIE 5550, 367–373 (2004).
[Crossref]

2002 (1)

N. J. Cerf, M. Bourennane, A. Karlsson, and N. Gisin, “Security of quantum key distribution using d-level systems,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(12), 127902 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2001 (1)

G. Molina-Terriza, J. P. Torres, and L. Torner, “Management of the angular momentum of light: preparation of photons in multidimensional vector states of angular momentum,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(1), 013601 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

1992 (2)

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]

V. Yu. Bazhenov, M. S. Soskin, and M. V. Vasnetsov, “Screw dislocations in light wavefronts,” J. Mod. Opt. 39(5), 985–990 (1992).
[Crossref]

Ahmed, N.

J. Wang, J.-Y. Yang, I. M. Fazal, N. Ahmed, Y. Yan, H. Huang, Y. Ren, Y. Yue, S. Dolinar, M. Tur, and A. E. Willner, “Terabit free-space data transmission employing orbital angular momentum multiplexing,” Nat. Photonics 6(7), 488–496 (2012).
[Crossref]

Allen, L.

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]

Barnett, S.

G. Gibson, J. Courtial, M. Vasnetsov, S. Barnett, S. Franke-Arnold, and M. Padgett, “Increasing the data density of free-space optical communications using orbital angular momentum,” Proc. SPIE 5550, 367–373 (2004).
[Crossref]

G. Gibson, J. Courtial, M. Padgett, M. Vasnetsov, V. Pas’ko, S. Barnett, and S. Franke-Arnold, “Free-space information transfer using light beams carrying orbital angular momentum,” Opt. Express 12(22), 5448–5456 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Bazhenov, V. Yu.

V. Yu. Bazhenov, M. S. Soskin, and M. V. Vasnetsov, “Screw dislocations in light wavefronts,” J. Mod. Opt. 39(5), 985–990 (1992).
[Crossref]

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]

Bourennane, M.

N. J. Cerf, M. Bourennane, A. Karlsson, and N. Gisin, “Security of quantum key distribution using d-level systems,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(12), 127902 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Bowman, R.

M. Padgett and R. Bowman, “Tweezers with a twist,” Nat. Photonics 5(6), 343–348 (2011).
[Crossref]

Boyd, R. W.

Bozinovic, N.

N. Bozinovic, Y. Yue, Y. Ren, M. Tur, P. Kristensen, H. Huang, A. E. Willner, and S. Ramachandran, “Terabit-scale orbital angular momentum mode division multiplexing in fibers,” Science 340(6140), 1545–1548 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Burge, R. E.

Cai, X.

H. Li, D. Phillips, X. Wang, D. Ho, L. Chen, X. Zhu, J. Zhu, S. Yu, and X. Cai, “Orbital angular momentum (OAM) vertical-cavity-surface-emitting lasers,” Optica 2(17), 21 (2015).

H. Li, M. J. Strain, L. Meriggi, L. Chen, J. Zhu, K. Cicek, J. Wang, X. Cai, M. Sorel, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Pattern manipulation via on-chip phase modulation between orbital angular momentum beams,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(5), 051102 (2015).
[Crossref]

M. J. Strain, X. Cai, J. Wang, J. Zhu, D. B. Phillips, L. Chen, M. Lopez-Garcia, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, M. Sorel, and S. Yu, “Fast electrical switching of orbital angular momentum modes using ultra-compact integrated vortex emitters,” Nat. Commun. 5, 4856 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

X. Cai, J. Wang, M. J. Strain, B. Johnson-Morris, J. Zhu, M. Sorel, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Integrated compact optical vortex beam emitters,” Science 338(6105), 363–366 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

T. Su, R. P. Scott, S. S. Djordjevic, N. K. Fontaine, D. J. Geisler, X. Cai, and S. J. B. Yoo, “Demonstration of free space coherent optical communication using integrated silicon photonic orbital angular momentum devices,” Opt. Express 20(9), 9396–9402 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Cerf, N. J.

N. J. Cerf, M. Bourennane, A. Karlsson, and N. Gisin, “Security of quantum key distribution using d-level systems,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(12), 127902 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Chen, L.

H. Li, M. J. Strain, L. Meriggi, L. Chen, J. Zhu, K. Cicek, J. Wang, X. Cai, M. Sorel, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Pattern manipulation via on-chip phase modulation between orbital angular momentum beams,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(5), 051102 (2015).
[Crossref]

H. Li, D. Phillips, X. Wang, D. Ho, L. Chen, X. Zhu, J. Zhu, S. Yu, and X. Cai, “Orbital angular momentum (OAM) vertical-cavity-surface-emitting lasers,” Optica 2(17), 21 (2015).

M. J. Strain, X. Cai, J. Wang, J. Zhu, D. B. Phillips, L. Chen, M. Lopez-Garcia, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, M. Sorel, and S. Yu, “Fast electrical switching of orbital angular momentum modes using ultra-compact integrated vortex emitters,” Nat. Commun. 5, 4856 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Cicek, K.

H. Li, M. J. Strain, L. Meriggi, L. Chen, J. Zhu, K. Cicek, J. Wang, X. Cai, M. Sorel, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Pattern manipulation via on-chip phase modulation between orbital angular momentum beams,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(5), 051102 (2015).
[Crossref]

Courtial, J.

G. Gibson, J. Courtial, M. Padgett, M. Vasnetsov, V. Pas’ko, S. Barnett, and S. Franke-Arnold, “Free-space information transfer using light beams carrying orbital angular momentum,” Opt. Express 12(22), 5448–5456 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

G. Gibson, J. Courtial, M. Vasnetsov, S. Barnett, S. Franke-Arnold, and M. Padgett, “Increasing the data density of free-space optical communications using orbital angular momentum,” Proc. SPIE 5550, 367–373 (2004).
[Crossref]

Cui, K.

Y. Wang, X. Feng, D. Zhang, P. Zhao, X. Li, K. Cui, F. Liu, and Y. Huang, “Generating optical superimposed vortex beam with tunable orbital angular momentum using integrated devices,” Sci. Rep. 5, 10958 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Ding, D. S.

D. S. Ding, W. Zhang, Z. Y. Zhou, S. Shi, G. Y. Xiang, X. S. Wang, Y. K. Jiang, B. S. Shi, and G. C. Guo, “Quantum storage of orbital angular momentum entanglement in an atomic ensemble,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114(5), 050502 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Djordjevic, S. S.

Dolinar, S.

J. Wang, J.-Y. Yang, I. M. Fazal, N. Ahmed, Y. Yan, H. Huang, Y. Ren, Y. Yue, S. Dolinar, M. Tur, and A. E. Willner, “Terabit free-space data transmission employing orbital angular momentum multiplexing,” Nat. Photonics 6(7), 488–496 (2012).
[Crossref]

Fazal, I. M.

J. Wang, J.-Y. Yang, I. M. Fazal, N. Ahmed, Y. Yan, H. Huang, Y. Ren, Y. Yue, S. Dolinar, M. Tur, and A. E. Willner, “Terabit free-space data transmission employing orbital angular momentum multiplexing,” Nat. Photonics 6(7), 488–496 (2012).
[Crossref]

Feng, X.

Y. Wang, X. Feng, D. Zhang, P. Zhao, X. Li, K. Cui, F. Liu, and Y. Huang, “Generating optical superimposed vortex beam with tunable orbital angular momentum using integrated devices,” Sci. Rep. 5, 10958 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

D. Zhang, X. Feng, and Y. Huang, “Encoding and decoding of orbital angular momentum for wireless optical interconnects on chip,” Opt. Express 20(24), 26986–26995 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Fontaine, N. K.

Franke-Arnold, S.

G. Gibson, J. Courtial, M. Padgett, M. Vasnetsov, V. Pas’ko, S. Barnett, and S. Franke-Arnold, “Free-space information transfer using light beams carrying orbital angular momentum,” Opt. Express 12(22), 5448–5456 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

G. Gibson, J. Courtial, M. Vasnetsov, S. Barnett, S. Franke-Arnold, and M. Padgett, “Increasing the data density of free-space optical communications using orbital angular momentum,” Proc. SPIE 5550, 367–373 (2004).
[Crossref]

Geisler, D. J.

Gibson, G.

G. Gibson, J. Courtial, M. Padgett, M. Vasnetsov, V. Pas’ko, S. Barnett, and S. Franke-Arnold, “Free-space information transfer using light beams carrying orbital angular momentum,” Opt. Express 12(22), 5448–5456 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

G. Gibson, J. Courtial, M. Vasnetsov, S. Barnett, S. Franke-Arnold, and M. Padgett, “Increasing the data density of free-space optical communications using orbital angular momentum,” Proc. SPIE 5550, 367–373 (2004).
[Crossref]

Giebink, N. C.

H. Qian, B. D. Markman, and N. C. Giebink, “Vector vortex beam emission from organic semiconductor microlasers,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103(16), 161110 (2013).
[Crossref]

Gisin, N.

N. J. Cerf, M. Bourennane, A. Karlsson, and N. Gisin, “Security of quantum key distribution using d-level systems,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(12), 127902 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Guo, G. C.

D. S. Ding, W. Zhang, Z. Y. Zhou, S. Shi, G. Y. Xiang, X. S. Wang, Y. K. Jiang, B. S. Shi, and G. C. Guo, “Quantum storage of orbital angular momentum entanglement in an atomic ensemble,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114(5), 050502 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Ho, D.

H. Li, D. Phillips, X. Wang, D. Ho, L. Chen, X. Zhu, J. Zhu, S. Yu, and X. Cai, “Orbital angular momentum (OAM) vertical-cavity-surface-emitting lasers,” Optica 2(17), 21 (2015).

Huang, H.

N. Bozinovic, Y. Yue, Y. Ren, M. Tur, P. Kristensen, H. Huang, A. E. Willner, and S. Ramachandran, “Terabit-scale orbital angular momentum mode division multiplexing in fibers,” Science 340(6140), 1545–1548 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Wang, J.-Y. Yang, I. M. Fazal, N. Ahmed, Y. Yan, H. Huang, Y. Ren, Y. Yue, S. Dolinar, M. Tur, and A. E. Willner, “Terabit free-space data transmission employing orbital angular momentum multiplexing,” Nat. Photonics 6(7), 488–496 (2012).
[Crossref]

Huang, Y.

Y. Wang, X. Feng, D. Zhang, P. Zhao, X. Li, K. Cui, F. Liu, and Y. Huang, “Generating optical superimposed vortex beam with tunable orbital angular momentum using integrated devices,” Sci. Rep. 5, 10958 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

D. Zhang, X. Feng, and Y. Huang, “Encoding and decoding of orbital angular momentum for wireless optical interconnects on chip,” Opt. Express 20(24), 26986–26995 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Jiang, Y. K.

D. S. Ding, W. Zhang, Z. Y. Zhou, S. Shi, G. Y. Xiang, X. S. Wang, Y. K. Jiang, B. S. Shi, and G. C. Guo, “Quantum storage of orbital angular momentum entanglement in an atomic ensemble,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114(5), 050502 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Johnson-Morris, B.

X. Cai, J. Wang, M. J. Strain, B. Johnson-Morris, J. Zhu, M. Sorel, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Integrated compact optical vortex beam emitters,” Science 338(6105), 363–366 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Karimi, E.

Karlsson, A.

N. J. Cerf, M. Bourennane, A. Karlsson, and N. Gisin, “Security of quantum key distribution using d-level systems,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(12), 127902 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Kristensen, P.

N. Bozinovic, Y. Yue, Y. Ren, M. Tur, P. Kristensen, H. Huang, A. E. Willner, and S. Ramachandran, “Terabit-scale orbital angular momentum mode division multiplexing in fibers,” Science 340(6140), 1545–1548 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Li, H.

H. Li, M. J. Strain, L. Meriggi, L. Chen, J. Zhu, K. Cicek, J. Wang, X. Cai, M. Sorel, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Pattern manipulation via on-chip phase modulation between orbital angular momentum beams,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(5), 051102 (2015).
[Crossref]

H. Li, D. Phillips, X. Wang, D. Ho, L. Chen, X. Zhu, J. Zhu, S. Yu, and X. Cai, “Orbital angular momentum (OAM) vertical-cavity-surface-emitting lasers,” Optica 2(17), 21 (2015).

Li, X.

Y. Wang, X. Feng, D. Zhang, P. Zhao, X. Li, K. Cui, F. Liu, and Y. Huang, “Generating optical superimposed vortex beam with tunable orbital angular momentum using integrated devices,” Sci. Rep. 5, 10958 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Lin, J.

Liu, F.

Y. Wang, X. Feng, D. Zhang, P. Zhao, X. Li, K. Cui, F. Liu, and Y. Huang, “Generating optical superimposed vortex beam with tunable orbital angular momentum using integrated devices,” Sci. Rep. 5, 10958 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Lopez-Garcia, M.

M. J. Strain, X. Cai, J. Wang, J. Zhu, D. B. Phillips, L. Chen, M. Lopez-Garcia, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, M. Sorel, and S. Yu, “Fast electrical switching of orbital angular momentum modes using ultra-compact integrated vortex emitters,” Nat. Commun. 5, 4856 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Machula, T.

MacIntyre, D. S.

Markman, B. D.

H. Qian, B. D. Markman, and N. C. Giebink, “Vector vortex beam emission from organic semiconductor microlasers,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103(16), 161110 (2013).
[Crossref]

Meriggi, L.

H. Li, M. J. Strain, L. Meriggi, L. Chen, J. Zhu, K. Cicek, J. Wang, X. Cai, M. Sorel, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Pattern manipulation via on-chip phase modulation between orbital angular momentum beams,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(5), 051102 (2015).
[Crossref]

Molina-Terriza, G.

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

G. Molina-Terriza, J. P. Torres, and L. Torner, “Management of the angular momentum of light: preparation of photons in multidimensional vector states of angular momentum,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(1), 013601 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

O’Brien, J. L.

M. J. Strain, X. Cai, J. Wang, J. Zhu, D. B. Phillips, L. Chen, M. Lopez-Garcia, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, M. Sorel, and S. Yu, “Fast electrical switching of orbital angular momentum modes using ultra-compact integrated vortex emitters,” Nat. Commun. 5, 4856 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

X. Cai, J. Wang, M. J. Strain, B. Johnson-Morris, J. Zhu, M. Sorel, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Integrated compact optical vortex beam emitters,” Science 338(6105), 363–366 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Padgett, M.

M. Padgett and R. Bowman, “Tweezers with a twist,” Nat. Photonics 5(6), 343–348 (2011).
[Crossref]

G. Gibson, J. Courtial, M. Padgett, M. Vasnetsov, V. Pas’ko, S. Barnett, and S. Franke-Arnold, “Free-space information transfer using light beams carrying orbital angular momentum,” Opt. Express 12(22), 5448–5456 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

G. Gibson, J. Courtial, M. Vasnetsov, S. Barnett, S. Franke-Arnold, and M. Padgett, “Increasing the data density of free-space optical communications using orbital angular momentum,” Proc. SPIE 5550, 367–373 (2004).
[Crossref]

Pas’ko, V.

Phillips, D.

H. Li, D. Phillips, X. Wang, D. Ho, L. Chen, X. Zhu, J. Zhu, S. Yu, and X. Cai, “Orbital angular momentum (OAM) vertical-cavity-surface-emitting lasers,” Optica 2(17), 21 (2015).

Phillips, D. B.

M. J. Strain, X. Cai, J. Wang, J. Zhu, D. B. Phillips, L. Chen, M. Lopez-Garcia, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, M. Sorel, and S. Yu, “Fast electrical switching of orbital angular momentum modes using ultra-compact integrated vortex emitters,” Nat. Commun. 5, 4856 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Qian, H.

H. Qian, B. D. Markman, and N. C. Giebink, “Vector vortex beam emission from organic semiconductor microlasers,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103(16), 161110 (2013).
[Crossref]

Ramachandran, S.

N. Bozinovic, Y. Yue, Y. Ren, M. Tur, P. Kristensen, H. Huang, A. E. Willner, and S. Ramachandran, “Terabit-scale orbital angular momentum mode division multiplexing in fibers,” Science 340(6140), 1545–1548 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Ren, Y.

N. Bozinovic, Y. Yue, Y. Ren, M. Tur, P. Kristensen, H. Huang, A. E. Willner, and S. Ramachandran, “Terabit-scale orbital angular momentum mode division multiplexing in fibers,” Science 340(6140), 1545–1548 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Wang, J.-Y. Yang, I. M. Fazal, N. Ahmed, Y. Yan, H. Huang, Y. Ren, Y. Yue, S. Dolinar, M. Tur, and A. E. Willner, “Terabit free-space data transmission employing orbital angular momentum multiplexing,” Nat. Photonics 6(7), 488–496 (2012).
[Crossref]

Schulz, S. A.

Scott, R. P.

Shi, B. S.

D. S. Ding, W. Zhang, Z. Y. Zhou, S. Shi, G. Y. Xiang, X. S. Wang, Y. K. Jiang, B. S. Shi, and G. C. Guo, “Quantum storage of orbital angular momentum entanglement in an atomic ensemble,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114(5), 050502 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Shi, S.

D. S. Ding, W. Zhang, Z. Y. Zhou, S. Shi, G. Y. Xiang, X. S. Wang, Y. K. Jiang, B. S. Shi, and G. C. Guo, “Quantum storage of orbital angular momentum entanglement in an atomic ensemble,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114(5), 050502 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Sorel, M.

H. Li, M. J. Strain, L. Meriggi, L. Chen, J. Zhu, K. Cicek, J. Wang, X. Cai, M. Sorel, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Pattern manipulation via on-chip phase modulation between orbital angular momentum beams,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(5), 051102 (2015).
[Crossref]

M. J. Strain, X. Cai, J. Wang, J. Zhu, D. B. Phillips, L. Chen, M. Lopez-Garcia, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, M. Sorel, and S. Yu, “Fast electrical switching of orbital angular momentum modes using ultra-compact integrated vortex emitters,” Nat. Commun. 5, 4856 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

M. J. Strain, S. Thoms, D. S. MacIntyre, and M. Sorel, “Multi-wavelength filters in silicon using superposition sidewall Bragg grating devices,” Opt. Lett. 39(2), 413–416 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

X. Cai, J. Wang, M. J. Strain, B. Johnson-Morris, J. Zhu, M. Sorel, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Integrated compact optical vortex beam emitters,” Science 338(6105), 363–366 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Soskin, M. S.

V. Yu. Bazhenov, M. S. Soskin, and M. V. Vasnetsov, “Screw dislocations in light wavefronts,” J. Mod. Opt. 39(5), 985–990 (1992).
[Crossref]

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).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Strain, M. J.

H. Li, M. J. Strain, L. Meriggi, L. Chen, J. Zhu, K. Cicek, J. Wang, X. Cai, M. Sorel, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Pattern manipulation via on-chip phase modulation between orbital angular momentum beams,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(5), 051102 (2015).
[Crossref]

M. J. Strain, X. Cai, J. Wang, J. Zhu, D. B. Phillips, L. Chen, M. Lopez-Garcia, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, M. Sorel, and S. Yu, “Fast electrical switching of orbital angular momentum modes using ultra-compact integrated vortex emitters,” Nat. Commun. 5, 4856 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

M. J. Strain, S. Thoms, D. S. MacIntyre, and M. Sorel, “Multi-wavelength filters in silicon using superposition sidewall Bragg grating devices,” Opt. Lett. 39(2), 413–416 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

X. Cai, J. Wang, M. J. Strain, B. Johnson-Morris, J. Zhu, M. Sorel, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Integrated compact optical vortex beam emitters,” Science 338(6105), 363–366 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Su, T.

Tao, S. H.

Thompson, M. G.

H. Li, M. J. Strain, L. Meriggi, L. Chen, J. Zhu, K. Cicek, J. Wang, X. Cai, M. Sorel, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Pattern manipulation via on-chip phase modulation between orbital angular momentum beams,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(5), 051102 (2015).
[Crossref]

M. J. Strain, X. Cai, J. Wang, J. Zhu, D. B. Phillips, L. Chen, M. Lopez-Garcia, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, M. Sorel, and S. Yu, “Fast electrical switching of orbital angular momentum modes using ultra-compact integrated vortex emitters,” Nat. Commun. 5, 4856 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

X. Cai, J. Wang, M. J. Strain, B. Johnson-Morris, J. Zhu, M. Sorel, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Integrated compact optical vortex beam emitters,” Science 338(6105), 363–366 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Thoms, S.

Torner, L.

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

G. Molina-Terriza, J. P. Torres, and L. Torner, “Management of the angular momentum of light: preparation of photons in multidimensional vector states of angular momentum,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(1), 013601 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Torres, J. P.

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

G. Molina-Terriza, J. P. Torres, and L. Torner, “Management of the angular momentum of light: preparation of photons in multidimensional vector states of angular momentum,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(1), 013601 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Tur, M.

N. Bozinovic, Y. Yue, Y. Ren, M. Tur, P. Kristensen, H. Huang, A. E. Willner, and S. Ramachandran, “Terabit-scale orbital angular momentum mode division multiplexing in fibers,” Science 340(6140), 1545–1548 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Wang, J.-Y. Yang, I. M. Fazal, N. Ahmed, Y. Yan, H. Huang, Y. Ren, Y. Yue, S. Dolinar, M. Tur, and A. E. Willner, “Terabit free-space data transmission employing orbital angular momentum multiplexing,” Nat. Photonics 6(7), 488–496 (2012).
[Crossref]

Vasnetsov, M.

G. Gibson, J. Courtial, M. Vasnetsov, S. Barnett, S. Franke-Arnold, and M. Padgett, “Increasing the data density of free-space optical communications using orbital angular momentum,” Proc. SPIE 5550, 367–373 (2004).
[Crossref]

G. Gibson, J. Courtial, M. Padgett, M. Vasnetsov, V. Pas’ko, S. Barnett, and S. Franke-Arnold, “Free-space information transfer using light beams carrying orbital angular momentum,” Opt. Express 12(22), 5448–5456 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Vasnetsov, M. V.

V. Yu. Bazhenov, M. S. Soskin, and M. V. Vasnetsov, “Screw dislocations in light wavefronts,” J. Mod. Opt. 39(5), 985–990 (1992).
[Crossref]

Wang, J.

H. Li, M. J. Strain, L. Meriggi, L. Chen, J. Zhu, K. Cicek, J. Wang, X. Cai, M. Sorel, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Pattern manipulation via on-chip phase modulation between orbital angular momentum beams,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(5), 051102 (2015).
[Crossref]

M. J. Strain, X. Cai, J. Wang, J. Zhu, D. B. Phillips, L. Chen, M. Lopez-Garcia, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, M. Sorel, and S. Yu, “Fast electrical switching of orbital angular momentum modes using ultra-compact integrated vortex emitters,” Nat. Commun. 5, 4856 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

X. Cai, J. Wang, M. J. Strain, B. Johnson-Morris, J. Zhu, M. Sorel, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Integrated compact optical vortex beam emitters,” Science 338(6105), 363–366 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Wang, J.-Y. Yang, I. M. Fazal, N. Ahmed, Y. Yan, H. Huang, Y. Ren, Y. Yue, S. Dolinar, M. Tur, and A. E. Willner, “Terabit free-space data transmission employing orbital angular momentum multiplexing,” Nat. Photonics 6(7), 488–496 (2012).
[Crossref]

Wang, X.

H. Li, D. Phillips, X. Wang, D. Ho, L. Chen, X. Zhu, J. Zhu, S. Yu, and X. Cai, “Orbital angular momentum (OAM) vertical-cavity-surface-emitting lasers,” Optica 2(17), 21 (2015).

Wang, X. S.

D. S. Ding, W. Zhang, Z. Y. Zhou, S. Shi, G. Y. Xiang, X. S. Wang, Y. K. Jiang, B. S. Shi, and G. C. Guo, “Quantum storage of orbital angular momentum entanglement in an atomic ensemble,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114(5), 050502 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Wang, Y.

Y. Wang, X. Feng, D. Zhang, P. Zhao, X. Li, K. Cui, F. Liu, and Y. Huang, “Generating optical superimposed vortex beam with tunable orbital angular momentum using integrated devices,” Sci. Rep. 5, 10958 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Willner, A. E.

N. Bozinovic, Y. Yue, Y. Ren, M. Tur, P. Kristensen, H. Huang, A. E. Willner, and S. Ramachandran, “Terabit-scale orbital angular momentum mode division multiplexing in fibers,” Science 340(6140), 1545–1548 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Wang, J.-Y. Yang, I. M. Fazal, N. Ahmed, Y. Yan, H. Huang, Y. Ren, Y. Yue, S. Dolinar, M. Tur, and A. E. Willner, “Terabit free-space data transmission employing orbital angular momentum multiplexing,” Nat. Photonics 6(7), 488–496 (2012).
[Crossref]

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).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Xiang, G. Y.

D. S. Ding, W. Zhang, Z. Y. Zhou, S. Shi, G. Y. Xiang, X. S. Wang, Y. K. Jiang, B. S. Shi, and G. C. Guo, “Quantum storage of orbital angular momentum entanglement in an atomic ensemble,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114(5), 050502 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Yan, Y.

J. Wang, J.-Y. Yang, I. M. Fazal, N. Ahmed, Y. Yan, H. Huang, Y. Ren, Y. Yue, S. Dolinar, M. Tur, and A. E. Willner, “Terabit free-space data transmission employing orbital angular momentum multiplexing,” Nat. Photonics 6(7), 488–496 (2012).
[Crossref]

Yang, J.-Y.

J. Wang, J.-Y. Yang, I. M. Fazal, N. Ahmed, Y. Yan, H. Huang, Y. Ren, Y. Yue, S. Dolinar, M. Tur, and A. E. Willner, “Terabit free-space data transmission employing orbital angular momentum multiplexing,” Nat. Photonics 6(7), 488–496 (2012).
[Crossref]

Yoo, S. J. B.

Yu, S.

H. Li, D. Phillips, X. Wang, D. Ho, L. Chen, X. Zhu, J. Zhu, S. Yu, and X. Cai, “Orbital angular momentum (OAM) vertical-cavity-surface-emitting lasers,” Optica 2(17), 21 (2015).

H. Li, M. J. Strain, L. Meriggi, L. Chen, J. Zhu, K. Cicek, J. Wang, X. Cai, M. Sorel, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Pattern manipulation via on-chip phase modulation between orbital angular momentum beams,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(5), 051102 (2015).
[Crossref]

M. J. Strain, X. Cai, J. Wang, J. Zhu, D. B. Phillips, L. Chen, M. Lopez-Garcia, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, M. Sorel, and S. Yu, “Fast electrical switching of orbital angular momentum modes using ultra-compact integrated vortex emitters,” Nat. Commun. 5, 4856 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

X. Cai, J. Wang, M. J. Strain, B. Johnson-Morris, J. Zhu, M. Sorel, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Integrated compact optical vortex beam emitters,” Science 338(6105), 363–366 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Yuan, X. C.

Yue, Y.

N. Bozinovic, Y. Yue, Y. Ren, M. Tur, P. Kristensen, H. Huang, A. E. Willner, and S. Ramachandran, “Terabit-scale orbital angular momentum mode division multiplexing in fibers,” Science 340(6140), 1545–1548 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Wang, J.-Y. Yang, I. M. Fazal, N. Ahmed, Y. Yan, H. Huang, Y. Ren, Y. Yue, S. Dolinar, M. Tur, and A. E. Willner, “Terabit free-space data transmission employing orbital angular momentum multiplexing,” Nat. Photonics 6(7), 488–496 (2012).
[Crossref]

Zhang, D.

Y. Wang, X. Feng, D. Zhang, P. Zhao, X. Li, K. Cui, F. Liu, and Y. Huang, “Generating optical superimposed vortex beam with tunable orbital angular momentum using integrated devices,” Sci. Rep. 5, 10958 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

D. Zhang, X. Feng, and Y. Huang, “Encoding and decoding of orbital angular momentum for wireless optical interconnects on chip,” Opt. Express 20(24), 26986–26995 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Zhang, W.

D. S. Ding, W. Zhang, Z. Y. Zhou, S. Shi, G. Y. Xiang, X. S. Wang, Y. K. Jiang, B. S. Shi, and G. C. Guo, “Quantum storage of orbital angular momentum entanglement in an atomic ensemble,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114(5), 050502 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Zhao, P.

Y. Wang, X. Feng, D. Zhang, P. Zhao, X. Li, K. Cui, F. Liu, and Y. Huang, “Generating optical superimposed vortex beam with tunable orbital angular momentum using integrated devices,” Sci. Rep. 5, 10958 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Zhou, Z. Y.

D. S. Ding, W. Zhang, Z. Y. Zhou, S. Shi, G. Y. Xiang, X. S. Wang, Y. K. Jiang, B. S. Shi, and G. C. Guo, “Quantum storage of orbital angular momentum entanglement in an atomic ensemble,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114(5), 050502 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Zhu, J.

H. Li, M. J. Strain, L. Meriggi, L. Chen, J. Zhu, K. Cicek, J. Wang, X. Cai, M. Sorel, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Pattern manipulation via on-chip phase modulation between orbital angular momentum beams,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(5), 051102 (2015).
[Crossref]

H. Li, D. Phillips, X. Wang, D. Ho, L. Chen, X. Zhu, J. Zhu, S. Yu, and X. Cai, “Orbital angular momentum (OAM) vertical-cavity-surface-emitting lasers,” Optica 2(17), 21 (2015).

M. J. Strain, X. Cai, J. Wang, J. Zhu, D. B. Phillips, L. Chen, M. Lopez-Garcia, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, M. Sorel, and S. Yu, “Fast electrical switching of orbital angular momentum modes using ultra-compact integrated vortex emitters,” Nat. Commun. 5, 4856 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

X. Cai, J. Wang, M. J. Strain, B. Johnson-Morris, J. Zhu, M. Sorel, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Integrated compact optical vortex beam emitters,” Science 338(6105), 363–366 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Zhu, X.

H. Li, D. Phillips, X. Wang, D. Ho, L. Chen, X. Zhu, J. Zhu, S. Yu, and X. Cai, “Orbital angular momentum (OAM) vertical-cavity-surface-emitting lasers,” Optica 2(17), 21 (2015).

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H. Li, M. J. Strain, L. Meriggi, L. Chen, J. Zhu, K. Cicek, J. Wang, X. Cai, M. Sorel, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Pattern manipulation via on-chip phase modulation between orbital angular momentum beams,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 107(5), 051102 (2015).
[Crossref]

H. Qian, B. D. Markman, and N. C. Giebink, “Vector vortex beam emission from organic semiconductor microlasers,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 103(16), 161110 (2013).
[Crossref]

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V. Yu. Bazhenov, M. S. Soskin, and M. V. Vasnetsov, “Screw dislocations in light wavefronts,” J. Mod. Opt. 39(5), 985–990 (1992).
[Crossref]

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M. J. Strain, X. Cai, J. Wang, J. Zhu, D. B. Phillips, L. Chen, M. Lopez-Garcia, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, M. Sorel, and S. Yu, “Fast electrical switching of orbital angular momentum modes using ultra-compact integrated vortex emitters,” Nat. Commun. 5, 4856 (2014).
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J. Wang, J.-Y. Yang, I. M. Fazal, N. Ahmed, Y. Yan, H. Huang, Y. Ren, Y. Yue, S. Dolinar, M. Tur, and A. E. Willner, “Terabit free-space data transmission employing orbital angular momentum multiplexing,” Nat. Photonics 6(7), 488–496 (2012).
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G. Molina-Terriza, J. P. Torres, and L. Torner, “Twisted photons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 305–310 (2007).
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H. Li, D. Phillips, X. Wang, D. Ho, L. Chen, X. Zhu, J. Zhu, S. Yu, and X. Cai, “Orbital angular momentum (OAM) vertical-cavity-surface-emitting lasers,” Optica 2(17), 21 (2015).

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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, “Management of the angular momentum of light: preparation of photons in multidimensional vector states of angular momentum,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(1), 013601 (2001).
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G. Gibson, J. Courtial, M. Vasnetsov, S. Barnett, S. Franke-Arnold, and M. Padgett, “Increasing the data density of free-space optical communications using orbital angular momentum,” Proc. SPIE 5550, 367–373 (2004).
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Y. Wang, X. Feng, D. Zhang, P. Zhao, X. Li, K. Cui, F. Liu, and Y. Huang, “Generating optical superimposed vortex beam with tunable orbital angular momentum using integrated devices,” Sci. Rep. 5, 10958 (2015).
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X. Cai, J. Wang, M. J. Strain, B. Johnson-Morris, J. Zhu, M. Sorel, J. L. O’Brien, M. G. Thompson, and S. Yu, “Integrated compact optical vortex beam emitters,” Science 338(6105), 363–366 (2012).
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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Structure of the superimposed grating device. (a) Schematic of two single grating (with period of Λ1 and Λ2, respectively) superimposed into multiple-beat modulated device, here shows the three beats device. (b) an unfolded view of (a3).

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

The experimental setup for characterization the superposition OAM modes.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

The far-field patterns of the two-beat grating device (a1~c1: FDTD simulated, a2~c2: measured) and the three-beat grating device (d1~f1: FDTD simulated, d2~f2: measured). Their near-field patterns are showing in (g) and (i). And the well-defined spiral interference fringes existed at appropriate locations are showing in (h) and (j).

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

The SLM diffracted patterns of a beam (inset of (c)) emitted from the two-beat grating device (a1~a5) and a beam (inset of (d)) emitted from the three-beat grating device (b1~b6). The corresponding mode spectrum are displayed in (c) and (d).

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