Nature Communications (Oct 2021)

Structuring total angular momentum of light along the propagation direction with polarization-controlled meta-optics

  • Ahmed H. Dorrah,
  • Noah A. Rubin,
  • Michele Tamagnone,
  • Aun Zaidi,
  • Federico Capasso

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 12, no. 1
pp. 1 – 13


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Creating complex forms of structured light typically requires bulky optics and multiple interactions with incident light. Here the authors demonstrate versatile control over light’s polarization and orbital angular momentum along the propagation direction with a single metasurface.