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Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
San Jose, California United States
May 4-9, 2008
ISBN: 978-1-55752-859-9
CLEO/QELS Poster Session I (JTuA)

A Deterministic Single-Photon Source

Kevin T. McCusker, Nicholas A. Peters, Aaron P. VanDevender, and Paul G. Kwiat

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Abstract

We are developing an experimental setup to deterministically create single photons using spontaneous downconversion. We expect our source to output a single photon with a probability of 70%, and two photons with less than 3%.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5568) Quantum optics : Quantum cryptography
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing

Citation
K. T. McCusker, N. A. Peters, A. P. VanDevender, and P. G. Kwiat, "A Deterministic Single-Photon Source," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JTuA117.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=CLEO-2008-JTuA117


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