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Optical Engineering

Generation of vector beams at 1550 nm telecommunications wavelength using a segmented q-plate
Author(s): Katherine T. Badham; Sam W. Delaney; Nobuyuki Hashimotono; María del Mar M. Sánchez-López; Makoto Kurihara; Ayano Tanabe; Ignacio Moreno; Jeffrey A. Davis
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Paper Abstract

We present the use of a q-plate device operating at the 1550 nm telecommunications wavelength. A prototype liquid-crystal device from Citizen Holdings Co. is demonstrated to be useful for the generation of vector beams and orbital angular momentum transfer at this important wavelength.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 March 2016
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 55(3) 030502 doi: 10.1117/1.OE.55.3.030502
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 55, Issue 3
Show Author Affiliations
Katherine T. Badham, San Diego State Univ. (United States)
Sam W. Delaney
Nobuyuki Hashimotono, Citizen Holdings Co., Ltd. (Japan)
María del Mar M. Sánchez-López, Univ. Miguel Hernández de Elche (Spain)
Makoto Kurihara, Citizen Holdings Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Ayano Tanabe, Citizen Holdings Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Ignacio Moreno, Univ. Miguel Hernández de Elche (Spain)
Jeffrey A. Davis, San Diego State Univ. (United States)

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