Reducing the Free-Space Group Velocity of Single Photons by Transverse Structuring

Giovannini, D., Romero, J., Potocek, V., Ferenczi, G., Speirits, F. , Barnett, S. , Faccio, D. and Padgett, M. (2015) Reducing the Free-Space Group Velocity of Single Photons by Transverse Structuring. In: CLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science 2015, San Jose, California, 10-15 May 2015, ISBN 9781557529688 (doi:10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2015.FTu4A.4)

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Abstract

The group velocity of light in free space is decreased by controlling the transverse spatial structure of the beam. We present experimental results in the single-photon regime, supported by a simple geometric argument and a full theoretical treatment.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Padgett, Professor Miles and Speirits, Dr Fiona and Potocek, Dr Vaclav and Ferenczi, Dr Gergely and Barnett, Professor Stephen and Giovannini, Dr Daniel and Faccio, Professor Daniele
Authors: Giovannini, D., Romero, J., Potocek, V., Ferenczi, G., Speirits, F., Barnett, S., Faccio, D., and Padgett, M.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
ISBN:9781557529688

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