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Progress on bound states in continuum emitters (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Boubacar Kanté
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Paper Abstract

Orbital angular momentum is a fundamental degree of freedom of light that manifests itself even at the single photon level. The coherent generation and beaming of structured light usually requires bulky and slow components. Using wave singularities known as bound states in continuum, we report an integrated device that simultaneously generates and beams powerful coherent beams carrying orbital angular momentum. The device brings unprecedented opportunities in the manipulation of micro-particles and micro-organisms, and, will also find applications in areas such as biological sensing, microscopy, astronomy, and, high-capacity communications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 May 2018
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Proc. SPIE 10672, Nanophotonics VII, 1067218 (23 May 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2307034
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Boubacar Kanté, Univ. of California, San Diego (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10672:
Nanophotonics VII
David L. Andrews; Angus J. Bain; Jean-Michel Nunzi; Andreas Ostendorf, Editor(s)

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