Publications

  • 2018
  • Twisting Neutrons may Reveal Their Internal Structure
    H. Larocque, I. Kaminer, V. Grillo, R. W. Boyd, and E. Karimi, Nature Physics 14, 1 (2018). [Link] [PDF]
  • Large Optical Nonlinearity of Nanoantennas Coupled to an Epsilon-Near-Zero Material
    M. Z. Alam, S. A. Schulz, J. Upham, I. D. Leon, and R. W. Boyd, Nature Photonics 12, 79 (2018). [Link]
  • Reconstructing the Topology of Optical Polarization Knots
    H Larocque, D Sugic, D Mortimer, A J Taylor, R Fickler, R W Boyd, M R Dennis & E Karimi, Nature Physics 14, (2018). [Link]
  • 2017
  • Weak Value Amplification Can Outperform Conventional Measurement in the Presence of Detector Saturation
    J. Harris, R. W. Boyd, and J. S. Lundeen, Physical Review Letters 118, 070802 (2017). [Link]
  • Measuring the Orbital Angular Momentum Spectrum of an Electron Beam
    V. Grillo, A.H. Tavabi, F. Venturi, H. Larocque, R. Balboni, G.C. Gazzadi, S. Frabboni, P-H. Lu, E. Mafakheri, F. Bouchard, R.E. Dunin-Borkowski, R.W. Boyd, M.P.J. Lavery, M.J. Padgett & E. Karimi, Nature Communications 8, 15536 (2017). [Link] [PDF]
  • Controlling the Orbital Angular Momentum of High Harmonic Vortices
    F. Kong, C. Zhang, F. Bouchard, Z. Li, G. G. Brown, D. H. Ko, T. J. Hammond, L. Arissian, R. W. Boyd, E. Karimi, and P. B. Corkum, Nature Communications 8, 14970 (2017). [Link] [PDF]
  • Breaking Lorentz Reciprocity to Overcome the Time-Bandwidth Limit in Physics and Engineering
    K. L. Tsakmakidis, L. Shen, S. A. Schulz, X. Zheng, J. Upham, X. Deng, H. Altug, A. F. Vakakis, and R. W. Boyd, Science 356, 1260 (2017). [Link]
  • Determining Complementary Properties with Quantum Clones
    G. S. Thekkadath, R. Y. Saaltink, L. Giner, and J. S. Lundeen, Physical Review Letters 119, 050405 (2017). [Link] [PDF]
  • Sorting Photons by Radial Quantum Number
    Y. Zhou, M. Mirhosseini, D. Fu, J. Zhao, S. M. H. Rafsanjani, A. E. Willner, and R. W. Boyd, Physical Review Letters 119, 263602 (2017). [Link] [PDF]
  • Generation of Caustics and Rogue Waves from Nonlinear Instability
    A. Safari, R. Fickler, M. J. Padgett, and R. W. Boyd, Physical Review Letters 119, 203901 (2017). [Link] [PDF]
  • Single-Shot Measurement of the Orbital-Angular-Momentum Spectrum of Light
    G. Kulkarni, R. Sahu, O. S. Magaña-Loaiza, R. W. Boyd, and A. K. Jha, Nature Communications 8, 1054 (2017). [Link] [PDF]
  • Using Coherence to Enhance Function in Chemical and Biophysical Systems
    G. D. Scholes, G. R. Fleming, L. X. Chen, A. Aspuru-Guzik, A. Buchleitner, D. F. Coker, G. S. Engel, R. Grondelle, A. Ishizaki, D. M. Jonas, J. S. Lundeen, J. K. McCusker, S. Mukamel, J. P. Ogilvie, A. Olaya-Castro, M. A. Ratner, F. C. Spano, K. B. Whaley, and X. Zhu, Nature 543, 647 (2017). [Link]
  • Observation of Nanoscale Magnetic Fields Using Twisted Electron Beams
    V. Grillo, T.R. Harvey, F. Venturi, J.S. Pierce, R. Balboni, F. Bouchard, G.C. Gazzadi, S. Frabboni, A.H. Tavabi, Z-A. Li, R E Dunin-Borkowski, R.W. Boyd, B.J. McMorran & E. Karimi, Nature Communications 8, 689 (2017). [Link] [PDF]
  • Ultraslow Waves on the Nanoscale
    K. L. Tsakmakidis, O. Hess, R. W. Boyd, and X. Zhang, Science 358, eaan5196 (2017). [Link] [PDF]
  • High-Dimensional Quantum Cloning and Applications to Quantum Hacking
    F Bouchard, R Fickler, R W Boyd & E Karimi, Science Advances 3, e1601915 (2017). [Link]
  • High-Dimensional intra-city quantum cryptography with structured photons
    A. Sit, F. Bouchard, R. Fickler, J. Gagnon-Bischoff, H. Larocque, K. Heshami, D. Elser, C. Peuntinger, K. Gunthner, B. Heim, C. Marquardt, G. Leuchs, R.W. Boyd & E. Karimi, Optica 4, 1006 (2017). [Link]
  • 2016
  • Light-Drag Enhancement by a Highly Dispersive Rubidium Vapor
    A. Safari, I. De Leon, M. Mirhosseini, O. S. Magaña-Loaiza, and R. W. Boyd, Physical Review Letters 116, 013601 (2016). [Link]
  • Chiral Optical Response of Planar and Symmetric Nanotrimers Enabled by Heteromaterial Selection
    P. Banzer, P. Woźniak, U. Mick, I. De Leon, and R. W. Boyd, Nature Communications 7, 13117 (2016). [Link] [PDF]
  • Nondestructive Measurement of Orbital Angular Momentum for an Electron Beam
    H. Larocque, F. Bouchard, V. Grillo, A. Sit, S. Frabboni, R. E. Dunin-Borkowski, M. J. Padgett, R. W. Boyd, and E. Karimi, Physical Review Letters 117, 154801 (2016). [Link] [PDF]
  • Large Optical Nonlinearity of Indium Tin Oxide in its Epsilon-Near-Zero Region
    M. Z. Alam, I. D. Leon, and R. W. Boyd, Science 352, 795 (2016). [Link]
  • Exotic Looped Trajectories of Photons in Three-Slit Interference
    O. S. Magaña-Loaiza, I. De Leon, M. Mirhosseini, R. Fickler, A. Safari, U. Mick, B. McIntyre, P. Banzer, B. Rodenburg, G. Leuchs, and R. W. Boyd, Nature Communications 7, 13987 (2016). [Link] [PDF]
  • Polarization Shaping for Control of Nonlinear Propagation
    F. Bouchard, H. Larocque, A. M. Yao, C. Travis, I. De Leon, A. Rubano, E. Karimi, G. Oppo, and R. W. Boyd, Physical Review Letters 117, 233903 (2016). [Link]
  • Engineering the Frequency Spectrum of Bright Squeezed Vacuum via Group Velocity Dispersion in an SU(1,1) Interferometer
    S. Lemieux, M. Manceau, P. R. Sharapova, O. V. Tikhonova, R. W. Boyd, G. Leuchs, and M. V. Chekhova, Physical Review Letters 117, 183601 (2016). [Link]
  • Wigner Distribution of Twisted Photons
    M. Mirhosseini, O. S. Magaña-Loaiza, C. Chen, S. M. Hashemi Rafsanjani, and R. W. Boyd, Physical Review Letters 116, 130402 (2016). [Link]
  • Observation of sub-luminal twisted light in vacuum
    F. Bouchard, J. Harris, H. Mand, R.W. Boyd & E. Karimi, Optica 3, 351 (2016). [Link]
  • 2015
  • Observation of Optical Polarization Möbius Strips
    T. Bauer, P. Banzer, E. Karimi, S. Orlov, A. Rubano, L. Marrucci, E. Santamato, R. W. Boyd, and G. Leuchs, Science 347, 964–966 (2015). [PDF]
  • Ten Years of Nature Physics: Slowly but Surely
    E. Karimi, and R. W. Boyd, Nature Physics 11, 15 (2015). [Link]
  • Classical Entanglement?
    E. Karimi, and R. W. Boyd, Science 350, 1172 (2015). [Link]
  • Quantum Hilbert Hotel
    V. Potoček, F. M. Miatto, M. Mirhosseini, O. S. Magaña-Loaiza, A. C. Liapis, D. K. Oi, R. W. Boyd, and J. Jeffers, Physical Review Letters 115, 160505 (2015). [Link] [PDF]
  • Nuclear Physics: Neutrons with a Twist
    R. W. Boyd, Nature 525, 462 (2015). [Link] [PDF]
  • Imaging with a Small Number of Photons
    P. A. Morris, R. S. Aspden, J. E. C. Bell, R. W. Boyd, and M. J. Padgett, Nature Communications 6, 5913 (2015). [Link] [PDF]
  • Charles H. Townes (1915–2015)
    R. Boyd, Nature 519, 292 (2015). [Link]
  • Holographic Generation of Highly Twisted Electron Beams
    V. Grillo, G. C. Gazzadi, E. Mafakheri, S. Frabboni, E. Karimi, and R. W. Boyd, Physical Review Letters 114, 034801 (2015). [Link]
  • Structured Quantum Waves
    J. Harris, V. Grillo, E. Mafakheri, G. C. Gazzadi, S. Frabboni, R. W. Boyd, and E. Karimi, Nature Physics 11, 629 (2015). [Link]
  • Prediction of an Extremely Large Nonlinear Refractive Index for Crystals at Terahertz Frequencies
    K. Dolgaleva, D. V. Materikina, R. W. Boyd, and S. A. Kozlov, Physical Review A 92 (2), 023809 (2015) [Link] [PDF]
  • Quantum Walks and Quantum Simulation of Wavepacket Dynamics with Twisted Photons
    F Cardano, F Massa, H Qassim, E Karimi, S Slussarenko, D Paparo, C de Lisio, F Sciarrino, E Santamato, R W Boyd, L Marrucci, Science Advances 1, e1500087 (2015). [Link]
  • Experimental realization of quantum tomography of photonic qudits via symmetric informationally complete positive operator-valued measures
    N. Bent, H. Qassim, A.A. Tahir, D. Sych, G. Leuchs, L.L. Sánchez-Soto, E. Karimi, and R.W. Boyd, Physical Review X 5, 041006 (2015) [Link]
  • 2014
  • Direct Measurement of a 27-Dimensional Orbital-Angular-Momentum State Vector
    M. Malik, M. Mirhosseini, M. P. J. Lavery, J. Leach, M. J. Padgett, and R. W. Boyd, Nature Communications 5, 3115 (2014). [Link] [PDF]
  • Observing Dirac’s Classical Phase Space Analog to the Quantum State
    C. Bamber, and J. S. Lundeen, Physical Review Letters 112, 070405 (2014). [PDF]
  • Amplification of Angular Rotations Using Weak Measurements
    O. S. Magaña-Loaiza, M. Mirhosseini, B. Rodenburg, and R. W. Boyd, Physical Review Letters 112, 200401 (2014). [Link]
  • Compressive Direct Measurement of the Quantum Wave Function
    M. Mirhosseini, O. S. Magaña-Loaiza, S. M. Hashemi Rafsanjani, and R. W. Boyd, Physical Review Letters 113, 090402 (2014). [Link]
  • Creating High-Harmonic Beams with Controlled Orbital Angular Momentum
    G. Gariepy, J. Leach, K. T. Kim, T. Hammond, E. Frumker, R. W. Boyd, and P. Corkum, Physical Review Letters 113, 153901 (2014). [Link]
  • Generating Optical Orbital Angular Momentum at Visible Wavelengths Using a Plasmonic Metasurface
    , E Karimi, S A Schulz, I De Leon, H Qassim, J Upham and R W Boyd, Light: Science & Applications 3, e167 (2014). [Link]
  • Generation of Nondiffracting Electron Bessel Beam
    V. Grillo, E. Karimi, G.C. Gazzadi, S. Frabboni, M.R. Dennis, and R.W. Boyd, Physical Review X 4, 011013 (2014) [Link]
  • 2013
  • Efficient Separation of the Orbital Angular Momentum Eigenstates of Light
    M. Mirhosseini, M. Malik, Z. Shi, and R. W. Boyd, Nature Communications 4, 2781 (2013). [Link] [PDF]
  • Time-Domain Measurements of Reflection Delay in Frustrated Total Internal Reflection
    G. M. Gehring, A. C. Liapis, S. G. Lukishova, and R. W. Boyd, Physical Review Letters 111, 030404 (2013). [Link]
  • Full Characterization of Polarization States of Light via Direct Measurement
    J. Z. Salvail, M. Agnew, A. S. Johnson, E. Bolduc, J. Leach, and R. W. Boyd, Nature Photonics 7, 316 (2013). [Link]
  • 2012
  • Procedure for Direct Measurement of General Quantum States Using Weak Measurement
    J. S. Lundeen, and C. Bamber, Physical Review Letters 108, 070402 (2012). [PDF]
  • Mapping Coherence in Measurement via Full Quantum Tomography of a Hybrid Optical Detector
    L. Zhang, H. B. Coldenstrodt-Ronge, A. Datta, G. Puentes, J. S. Lundeen, X. Jin, B. J. Smith, M. B. Plenio, and I. A. Walmsley, Nature Photonics 6, 364 (2012). [PDF]
  • Imaging High-Dimensional Spatial Entanglement with a Camera
    M. P. Edgar, D. S. Tasca, F. Izdebski, R. E. Warburton, J. Leach, M. Agnew, G. S. Buller, R. W. Boyd, and M. J. Padgett, Nature Communications 3, 984 (2012). [Link] [PDF]
  • Optical Physics: How to Hide in Time
    R. W. Boyd, and Z. Shi, Nature 481, 35 (2012). [Link] [PDF]
  • 2011
  • Rotary Photon Drag Enhanced by a Slow-Light Medium
    S. Franke-Arnold, G. Gibson, R. W. Boyd, and M. J. Padgett, Science 333, 65 (2011). [Link]
  • 2010
  • Quantum Correlations in Optical Angle–Orbital Angular Momentum Variables
    J. Leach, B. Jack, J. Romero, A. K. Jha, A. M. Yao, S. Franke-Arnold, D. G. Ireland, R. W. Boyd, S. M. Barnett, and M. J. Padgett, Science 329, 662 (2010). [Link]
  • Angular Two-Photon Interference and Angular Two-Qubit States
    A. K. Jha, J. Leach, B. Jack, S. Franke-Arnold, S. M. Barnett, R. W. Boyd, and M. J. Padgett, Physical Review Letters 104, 010501 (2010). [Link]