ResearchTopics
Twisted Light

Twisted Light

Experimental and theoretical studies of the interaction of vortex light with single trapped ions, atomic ensembles and complex chiral media.

Activities

  • Frequency Metrology
  • New detection of topological materials
  • THZ twisted light
  • Support the CRC Quantum Precision
  • Initiate a new 3rd party funding proposal
  • Investigations of the coupling between twisted light and cold atomic ensembles
  • Experimental and theoretical studies of the atomic-clock transitions induced by twisted light
  • Classical and quantum information transfer with the help of twisted light

Publications

Müllner S, Büscher F, Möller A, Lemmens P. Discrimination of Chiral and Helical Contributions to Raman Scattering of Liquid Crystals Using Vortex Beams. Physical review letters. 2022 Nov 10;129(20). 207801.

doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.129.207801

Serbo VG, Surzhykov A, Volotka A. Resonant Scattering of Plane-Wave and Twisted Photons at the Gamma Factory. Annalen der Physik. 2022 Mar 8;534(3). 2100199.

doi.org/10.1002/andp.202100199

Büscher F, Müllner S, Wulferding D, Pashkevich YG, Gnezdilov V, Peshkov AA et al. Raman scattering of plane-wave and twisted light off chiral molecular liquids. Low temperature physics. 2021 Nov 1;47(11):959-965.

doi.org/10.1063/10.0006577

Karlovets DV, Serbo VG, Surzhykov A. Wave function of a photon produced in the resonant scattering of twisted light by relativistic ions. Physical Review A. 2021 Aug;104(2).

doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.104.023101

Maiorova AV, Peshkov AA, Surzhykov A. Radiative recombination of twisted electrons with hydrogenlike heavy ions: Linear polarization of emitted photons. Physical Review A. 2021 Aug;104(2). 022821.

doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.104.022821

Duan Y, Bidasyuk YM, Surzhykov A. Symmetry breaking and phase transitions in Bose-Einstein condensates with spin-orbital-angular-momentum coupling. Physical Review A. 2020 Dec 24;102(6). 063328.

doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.102.063328

Kosheleva VP, Zaytsev VA, Müller RA, Surzhykov A, Fritzsche S. Resonant two-photon ionization of atoms by twisted and plane-wave light. Physical Review A. 2020 Dec 21;102(6). 063115.

doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.102.063115

Maiorova AV, Peshkov AA, Peshkov AA, Surzhykov A, Surzhykov A, Surzhykov A. Structured ion beams produced by radiative recombination of twisted electrons. Physical Review A. 2020 Jun 4;101(6). 062704.

doi.org/10.1103/physreva.101.062704

Schulz SAL, Peshkov AA, Müller RA, Lange R, Huntemann N, Tamm C et al. Generalized excitation of atomic multipole transitions by twisted light modes. Physical Review A. 2020 Jul;102(1). 012812.

doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.102.012812

Duan Y, Müller RA, Surzhykov A. Selection rules for atomic excitation by twisted light. Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. 2019 Aug 28;52(18). 184002.

doi.org/10.1088/1361-6455/ab3631

Peshkov AA, Fritzsche S, Surzhykov A. Scattering of twisted light from a crystal. Physica scripta. 2019 Aug 2;94(10). 105402.

doi.org/10.1088/1402-4896/ab1c74

Schulz SAL, Fritzsche S, Müller RA, Surzhykov A. Modification of multipole transitions by twisted light. Physical Review A. 2019 Oct 23;100(4). 043416.

doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.100.043416

Involved QF Members
Members Institution Relevant Expertise
Andrey Surzhykov, Leader PTB / TUBS Light-Matter Interfaces and Dynamics
Peter Lemmens TUBS Propagation of Twisted Light through Media: New Possibilities for Information Transfer
Jonas Sommerfeldt PTB / TUBS Light-Matter Interfaces and Dynamics
Anton Peshkov PTB / TUBS Light-Matter Interfaces and Dynamics
Florian Büscher TUBS Propagation of Twisted Light through Media: New Possibilities for Information Transfer
Ekkehard Peik PTB Forbidden-transition spectroscopy with twisted light, atomic clock spectroscopy measurements
Richard Lange PTB Forbidden-transition spectroscopy with twisted light, atomic clock spectroscopy measurements
Nils Huntemann PTB Forbidden-transition spectroscopy with twisted light, atomic clock spectroscopy measurements
Yuriy Bidasyuk PTB Interaction of twisted light with Bose-Einstein condensates
Yuxiong Duan TUBS Interaction of twisted light with Bose-Einstein condensates
Silvia Müllner TUBS Twisted light, Metrology, Weyl Semimetal