The City College of New York
New York, United States
4 - 7 August 2015
Conference OAM01
Third International Conference on Optical Angular Momentum
Tuesday - Friday 4 - 7 August 2015
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Abstract Due:
2 March 2015
Submissions for Poster Presentation are still welcome for review by the Committee.

Author Notification:
30 March 2015

Manuscript Due Date:
6 July 2015

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Tuesday 4 August Show All Abstracts
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Tuesday 4 August 2015
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Steinman Hall, Room 161

8:30 am: Robert R. Alfano, The City College of New York (USA)
8:35 am: Gillian Small, VC, The City College of New York (USA)
8:45 am: Maurizio Trevisan, Provost, The City College of New York (USA)
8:55 am: Miles J. Padgett, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
Session 1:
Optical Angular Momentum Fundamentals
Tuesday 4 August 2015
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Steinman Hall, Room 161
The azimuthal component of Poynting’s vector (Plenary Presentation)
Paper OAM01-1
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Field-theory revolution for optics: Revisiting momentum and angular momentum of light (Plenary Presentation)
Paper OAM01-2
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Optical curl forces and beyond (Plenary Presentation)
Paper OAM01-3
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Session 2:
Techniques of Generation and Measurement
Tuesday 4 August 2015
11:00 AM - 12:40 PM
Location: Steinman Hall, Room 161
Generation of structured light and surface plasmon polaritons using metasurfaces (Plenary Presentation)
Paper OAM01-4
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Q-plates and their applications: an overview (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-5
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Manipulating structured light (Plenary Presentation)
Paper OAM01-6
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Measuring novel optical phenomena at the nanoscale - full vectorial field reconstruction of highly confined light beams (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-7
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Session 3:
Structured Light
Tuesday 4 August 2015
2:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Location: Steinman Hall, Room 161
Spatially-structured photons: how fast do they go? (Plenary Presentation)
Paper OAM01-8
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Generalised angular momentum (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-9
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Complete conical wave description for the transverse structure of Laguerre-Gauss beams with orbital angular momentum (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-10
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What ray optics can tell us about self-similar optical fields (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-11
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Generation of flower-type modes possessing orbital angular momentum (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-12
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Session 4:
Singular Optics
Tuesday 4 August 2015
4:20 PM - 5:45 PM
Location: Steinman Hall, Room 161
Observation of optical polarisation möbius strips (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-14
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Mobius Polarization in Non-collinear Superpositions of Polarization and Spatial Mode (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-15
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Generation of topological spin textures and excitations in spinor Bose-Einstein condensates using vectorial vortex beams
Paper OAM01-113
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Application Born’s rule for construct the far-field diffraction pattern of a Bessel-Gauss beam through a rectangular or pentagonal aperture
Paper OAM01-119
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Holographic generation of vectorial flower gardens and spider webs
Paper OAM01-120
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ICOAM Reception Banquet
Tuesday 4 August 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: North Academic Center (NAC), Faculty Dining Room

Join us for the official ICOAM Reception Banquet. The schedule for the event is as follows:

6:00-7:00pm: hors d'oeuvres reception.
7:00-7:30pm: Peter Delfyett from UCF CREOL will give an invited talk.
7:30-9:00pm: Dinner will be served.

For those who are NOT registered for ICOAM 2015, guest tickets can be purchased at the registration desk on site for $50 (USD).
Wednesday 5 August Show All Abstracts
Session 5:
Optical Forces
Wednesday 5 August 2015
9:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Location: Steinman Hall, Room 161
Photokinetic effects: from trapping to tractor beams (Plenary Presentation)
Paper OAM01-18
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Optical angular momentum transfer to trapped particles in vacuum (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-19
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Spin and orbital angular momenta of light in highly-focused light beams (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-20
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From phase to polarization singularities: a paradigm change in holographic modulation (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-21
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Rotational dynamics of spheroids in a Gaussian dual beam trap with circular polarisation
Paper OAM01-22
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Session 6:
Chirality and Selection Rules
Wednesday 5 August 2015
11:15 AM - 12:25 PM
Location: Steinman Hall, Room 161
Optical angular momentum: the touchstone of chirality (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-23
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Chiral optical force
Paper OAM01-24
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Chiral optomechanics driven by optical angular momentum (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-25
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Theory of Paraexciton in Cu2O under Laguerre-Gaussian Beam
Paper OAM01-26
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Session 7:
Nanophotonics
Wednesday 5 August 2015
2:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Location: Steinman Hall, Room 161
The ubiquitous photonic wheel (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-27
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Control of the interaction of photons with nanostructures via the angular momentum (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-28
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Interactions between photons with angular momentum and plasmonic structures (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-29
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Harnessing multifunctional metal nanoantennas (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-30
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Session 8:
Nonlinearities, Topological States, and Scattering
Wednesday 5 August 2015
3:50 PM - 5:20 PM
Location: Steinman Hall, Room 161
Creating high-harmonic beams with controlled orbital angular momentum (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-31
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Integer pseudospin and orbital angular momenta in photonic Lieb lattice (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-32
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OAM spectrum reveals a topological phase transition in a quantum walk of twisted photons
Paper OAM01-160
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Propagation of polarized vector laser beams in turbid tissue-like scattering media (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-34
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Scattering of light beams with non-separable polarization and orbital angular momentum states
Paper OAM01-35
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Session PSI:
Poster Session I
Wednesday 5 August 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: North Academic Center (NAC), Cafeteria

Posters can be setup in NAC Cafeteria between 5:00 and 5:45 pm

Spatial light modulator demos by:
Hamamatsu Corporation
Santec USA Corporation
Laser beam holography using non linear crystal and phase conjugation mirror imaging system
Paper OAM01-70
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Wavefront coding with optical vortex and axicon pupil plane phase functions
Paper OAM01-71
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Multiple interferometer interaction free measurement using polarized light
Paper OAM01-72
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Forked grating coupler optical vortex beam interface for integrated optics
Paper OAM01-73
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The effect of orbital angular momentum on nondiffracting ultrashort optical pulses
Paper OAM01-74
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Tailoring otpical beam shape by superposing consecutive OAM modes
Paper OAM01-75
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Secure short-range radio communications based on OAM
Paper OAM01-76
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Quantum walks and tailored wave packet dynamics of orbital angular momentum states of light
Paper OAM01-77
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Singular atom optics: Analogs to vector vortex beams in Bose-Einstein condensates
Paper OAM01-78
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Photonic spin Hall effect of symmetry broken cylindrical vector beams propagating in free space
Paper OAM01-79
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Diffractive optical elements for the generation, control and exploitation of high-order OAM beams with non-zero radial index
Paper OAM01-80
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Cylindrical vector beams in optical micro- and nanofibers
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Paper OAM01-82
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Measuring large-scale quantum states with non-Hermitian operators
Paper OAM01-83
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Perfect optical vortices: Response to an astigmatic optical system
Paper OAM01-84
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Integer topological charge determination in orbital angular momentum beams using straight edges of nanometric thickness
Paper OAM01-85
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Characterizing the effective topological charge through the geometry of the coherence vortex
Paper OAM01-86
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Experimental implementation of the dynamic interferometry measurement of orbital angular momentum of light
Paper OAM01-87
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Generation of perfect vector vortex beams
Paper OAM01-88
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Orbital angular momentum for short-range data transmission systems
Paper OAM01-89
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Non-interferometric method to measure the Pancharatnam phase using a non-separable light beam
Paper OAM01-90
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Frequency dependent rotation of optical vortices
Paper OAM01-91
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Optical activity in multihelicoidal optical fibers
Paper OAM01-92
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Photonic entanglement of polarization and spatial mode
Paper OAM01-94
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Space-Variant Polarization Speckle of Light Passing Through Nacre Nanocrystals
Paper OAM01-95
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Generalised photon sieves: fine control of complex fields using pinhole arrays
Paper OAM01-101
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OAM based analog to digital converter (ADC)
Paper OAM01-102
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Simple, compact, and efficient orbital angular momentum spectrometer comprising a single passive optical component
Paper OAM01-103
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Probing the phase profile of a vortex beam with dynamic angular double slits
Paper OAM01-104
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Electron helical dichroism measurement of surface plasmon vortex spectrum for high-resolution chirality measurement
Paper OAM01-105
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Towards a universal no-moving-parts orbital angular momentum (OAM) detector using phase flattening
Paper OAM01-106
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Phase retrieval implementation using transmission TN-SLMs for improved quality optical vortex generation
Paper OAM01-107
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Spin textures of polariton condensates in a tunable microcavity with strong spin-orbit interaction
Paper OAM01-144
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Chiral electron sieves for electron vortex beam generation
Paper OAM01-145
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Free-space quantum key distribution by OAM light beam
Paper OAM01-147
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Multiplexing single-photon orbital angular momentum states in fiber: Limits to dephasing correction via dynamical decoupling
Paper OAM01-149
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Session 9:
Fundamental Tests of Quantum Mechanics
Thursday 6 August 2015
9:00 AM - 10:25 AM
Location: Shepard Hall, Room 95
Optical singularities, nodes and entanglement: the beauty of combining classical and quantum aspects (Plenary Presentation)
Paper OAM01-36
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Quantifying Classical Entanglement (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-37
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A three-particle, three-dimensonal GHZ state using twisted photons (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-38
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Quantum experiments of twisted photons beyond 1000 quanta of OAM
Paper OAM01-39
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Session 10:
Quantum Mechanical Measurements
Thursday 6 August 2015
10:55 AM - 11:50 AM
Location: Shepard Hall, Room 95
Hong-Ou-Mandel interference for the orbital angular momentum Bell States: a high-dimensional analysis (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-40
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Multi-photon quantum imaging, spatial coherence & entanglement (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-41
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Reconstructing high-dimensional two-photon entangled states via compressive sensing
Paper OAM01-42
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Session 11:
Free Space Optical Communication I
Thursday 6 August 2015
11:50 AM - 12:20 PM
Location: Shepard Hall, Room 95
High-speed communications using multiplexing of multiple orbital-angular-momentum beams (Plenary Presentation)
Paper OAM01-65
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Session 12:
Quantum Communication, Cryptography, and Memory
Thursday 6 August 2015
1:50 PM - 3:25 PM
Location: Shepard Hall, Room 95
Quantum properties of orbital angular momentum of light (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-43
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Decoy-state measurement-device-independent quantum-key-distribution protocol using orbital angular momentum states in free-space links
Paper OAM01-44
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Evolution of OAM entanglement in turbulence (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-45
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Vector vortex beam for quantum information processing (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-46
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A quantum memory for structured light (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-47
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Session 13:
Cold Atoms and Bose Einstein Condensates
Thursday 6 August 2015
3:55 PM - 5:25 PM
Location: Shepard Hall, Room 95
Atoms in structured light: here you see them, there you don't! (Plenary Presentation)
Paper OAM01-48
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Engineering of orbital angular momentum states for condensed exciton-polaritons (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-49
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Singular optics meets Bose-Einstein condensation (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-50
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The Gouy phase and its manifestation in the interaction of atoms with optical vortices (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-51
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Session PSII:
Poster Session II
Thursday 6 August 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: North Academic Center (NAC), Cafeteria

Posters can be setup in NAC Cafeteria between 5:00 and 5:45 pm

Spatial light modulator demos by:
Hamamatsu Corporation
Santec USA Corporation
Determining the degree of "vectorness" of vector vortex beams
Paper OAM01-110
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Laguerre-Gauss (LG) p-modes generation in the radio frequency domain
Paper OAM01-111
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Orbital angular momentum propagation through fiber
Paper OAM01-112
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Simultaneous imprinting of multiple spin textures on a spinor Bose-Einstein condensate
Paper OAM01-114
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A coherent beam with entangled degrees of freedom: birefringent wedge-pair
Paper OAM01-115
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Self-healing of topologically-structured Bessel-Gauss beams
Paper OAM01-116
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Direct experimental signature of a topological phase transition in a photonic quantum walk
Paper OAM01-118
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Design and production of c-shaped structured electron beam illumination
Paper OAM01-121
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Polarization distribution analysis for the characterization of the unfolding of an optical vortex in a birefringent crystal
Paper OAM01-122
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Measurement of orbital angular momentum states of vortex beams
Paper OAM01-123
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Physical implementation of high-dimensional quantum states for communication and information processing
Paper OAM01-124
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Spatial superposition of vector vortex beams
Paper OAM01-125
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Shaping sinusoidal phase contrast holograms (SPCH) for highly-efficient electron vortex beams
Paper OAM01-126
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Wavefront detection of partially-coherent vortex beams
Paper OAM01-127
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Twisted anisotropic fibers for stable OAM-based information transmission
Paper OAM01-128
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Localized topological states in defect Bragg multihelicoidal fibers
Paper OAM01-129
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Third-harmonic generation microscopy of breast biopsies
Paper OAM01-130
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Mueller-matrix second-harmonic generation microscopy of breast biopsies
Paper OAM01-131
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A full-duplex radio-over–fiber transport system using free-space optical communication scheme, external light injection, and optical add-drop multiplexing techniques
Paper OAM01-132
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80X1.25Gbps signal transmission using optical carrier suppression scheme and injection-locked FPLDs
Paper OAM01-133
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3D fluorescence imaging of optical darkness
Paper OAM01-134
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Achromatic polarisation and phase profiles by total internal back-reflection from a cone
Paper OAM01-135
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Transmission of LG and Bessel beams with different OAM in scattering beads and brain tissue media
Paper OAM01-136
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Super-resolution radial-polarized-light pupil-filter differential confocal measurement
Paper OAM01-137
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Engineering a source of 4-photon orbital angular momentum entangled states for quantum control of nanostructures
Paper OAM01-138
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Discrete emitters as a source of orbital angular momentum
Paper OAM01-139
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Controlling the focal field characteristics of azimuthally-polarized beams by use of V-shaped apertures
Paper OAM01-140
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Attuned optical tweezers using vector vortex beams
Paper OAM01-141
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Quantum coherence recovery of OAM-entangled states by spatial propagation
Paper OAM01-142
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Accelerator-based x-rays carrying OAM at SINAP
Paper OAM01-146
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Perpetual rotation of micro-objects by linearly-polarized light in an optical tweezer
Paper OAM01-148
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Session 14:
Electron Vortex Beams
Friday 7 August 2015
9:00 AM - 10:25 AM
Location: Shepard Hall, Room 95
Sculpted free electrons as a probe of topological phase and symmetry-breaking excitations (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-52
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Inelastic electron vortex beam scattering with transfer of orbital angular momentum (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-53
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Angular momentum representation of laser-driven twisted neutrons
Paper OAM01-54
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Theory and experiments of chiral-specific energy loss spectroscopy using vortex electron beams
Paper OAM01-55
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Holographic generation of highly-twisted electron beams
Paper OAM01-56
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Session 15:
Remote Sensing
Friday 7 August 2015
10:55 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Shepard Hall, Room 95
High information capacity image identification using correlated orbital angular momentum (OAM) states (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-57
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Classically-entangled optical beams in sensing (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-58
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Vortex arithmetic with complex Zernike modes and the optical vortex coronagraph (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-16
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Observation of the rotational Doppler shift of a white-light beam carrying orbital angular momentum back-scattered from a rotating body (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-60
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Session 16:
Optical Fiber Communication
Friday 7 August 2015
1:40 PM - 3:10 PM
Location: Shepard Hall, Room 95
Space-division multiplexed transmission over multi-mode fiber (Plenary Presentation)
Paper OAM01-61
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Designing optical fiber for OAM mode transmission (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-62
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Mode division multiplexing (2X20 Gbit/s) over 5km of a conventional optical fiber using an orbital angular momentum mode sorter and MIMO-DSP (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-63
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Using an elliptical core optical fiber (0.5km) for mode division multiplexing of real time ethernet data (3X10 Gbits/s) with <0.25% mode crosstalk (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-64
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Session 17:
Free Space Optical Communication II
Friday 7 August 2015
3:40 PM - 4:45 PM
Location: Shepard Hall, Room 95
OAM: radio days (Invited Paper)
Paper OAM01-66
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Encoding Information using Laguerre Gaussian modes
Paper OAM01-67
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Demonstration of an obstruction-tolerant millimeter-wave free-space communications link of two 1-Gbaud 16-QAM channels using Bessel beams containing orbital angular momentum
Paper OAM01-68
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Twisted photon entanglement through turbulent air across Vienna
Paper OAM01-69
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