Quantum Cerenkov radiation from electron vortex beams

Ido Kaminer, Maor Mutzafi, Gal Harari, Hanan Herzig Sheinfux, Amir Levy, Scott Skirlo, Jonathan Nemirovsky, Mordechai Segev

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Using quantum field theory, we calculate Cherenkov radiation from an electron with vortex-shape wavefunction. When such an electron travels through a photonic waveguide, it emits a single photon with specific frequency, angle, and angular momentum.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)1557522863
StatePublished - 14 Oct 2014
Externally publishedYes
EventLaser Science, LS 2014 - Tucson, United States
Duration: 19 Oct 201423 Oct 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


ConferenceLaser Science, LS 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States


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