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Research from the James Watt Nanofabrication Centre has been published in Nature Communications demonstrating fast electrical switching of orbital angular momentum modes using ultra-compact integrated vortex emitters made out of Si photonics microrings.


Michael J. Strain, Xinlun Cai, Jianwei Wang, Jiangbo Zhu, David B. Phillips, Lifeng Chen, Martin Lopez-Garcia, Jeremy L. O’Brien, Mark G. Thompson, Marc Sorel & Siyuan Yu, "Fast electrical switching of orbital angular momentum modes using ultra-compact integrated vortex emitters" Nature Communications 5, 4856 (2014), DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5856


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