We study the generation of photon pairs by spontaneous four-wave mixing in microstructured optical fibers. We show that it is possible to engineer states with specific spectral entanglement properties suitable for quantum information processing applications.
© 2007 OSA
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics
K. Garay-Palmett, R. Rangel-Rojo, R. Evans, S. Camacho-López, and A. B. U'Ren, "Generation of Photon Pairs with Engineered Spectral Properties by Spontaneous Four-Wave Mixing," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JTuA26.
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