Hermite-Gaussian mode sorter.

  title={Hermite-Gaussian mode sorter.},
  author={Yiyu Zhou and Jiapeng Zhao and Zhimin Shi and Seyed Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani and Mohammad Mirhosseini and Ziyi Zhu and Alan E. Willner and Robert W. Boyd},
  journal={Optics letters},
  volume={43 21},
The Hermite-Gaussian (HG) modes, sometimes referred to as transverse electromagnetic modes in free space, form a complete and orthonormal basis that have been extensively used to describe optical fields. In addition, these modes have been shown to be helpful in enhancing information capacity of optical communications as well as achieving super-resolution imaging in microscopy. Here we propose and present the realization of an efficient, robust mode sorter that can sort a large number of HG… 

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