Observation of quantum entanglement using spatial light modulators

Yao, E., Franke-Arnold, S. , Courtial, J., Padgett, M. J. and Barnett, S. M. (2006) Observation of quantum entanglement using spatial light modulators. Optics Express, 14(26), pp. 13089-13094. (doi: 10.1364/OE.14.013089)

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We use spatial light modulators to observe the quantum entanglement of down-converted photon pairs. Acting as diffractive optical elements within one of the beams, they can be reconfigured in real time to set the spatial profile of the measured mode. Such configurations are highly applicable to the measurement of orbital angular momentum states or other spatial modes, such as those associated with quantum imaging.<p></p>

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Courtial, Dr Johannes and Padgett, Professor Miles and Barnett, Professor Stephen and Yao, Dr Eric and Franke-Arnold, Professor Sonja
Authors: Yao, E., Franke-Arnold, S., Courtial, J., Padgett, M. J., and Barnett, S. M.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Optics Express
Publisher:Optical Society of America
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2006 Optical Society of America
First Published:First published in Optics Express 14(26)
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
331501Multi-dimensional quantum entanglement and high density information transferMiles PadgettEngineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)GR/S03904/01Physics and Astronomy