Based on Zernike-model expansion of turbulence phase aberrations and non-Kolmogorov spectrum model of index-of-refraction fluctuation, we analyze the effects of low-order Zernike turbulence aberrations on orbital angular momentum (OAM) entanglement states in a weak fluctuation region. The signal photon detection probability of OAM entanglement states propagating in a slant turbulence channel with non-Kolmogorov turbulence -tilt, defocus, astigmatism, and coma aberrations are modeled, respectively. The results demonstrate that turbulence -tilt aberration is the dominant aberration, coma is the second, and astigmatism is the third, but that the defocus aberration has no impact on the detection probability. As the power-law exponent of the non-Kolmogorov spectrum increases from 3 to 4, the detection probability decreases.
© 2012 Optical Society of AmericaFull Article | PDF Article
Bart-Jan Pors, C. H. Monken, Eric R. Eliel, and J. P. Woerdman
Opt. Express 19(7) 6671-6683 (2011)
Yu Zhu, Xiaojun Liu, Jie Gao, Yixin Zhang, and Fengsheng Zhao
Opt. Express 22(7) 7765-7772 (2014)
Yixin Zhang, Mingjian Cheng, Yun Zhu, Jie Gao, Weiyi Dan, Zhengda Hu, and Fengsheng Zhao
Opt. Express 22(18) 22101-22110 (2014)