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Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Baltimore, Maryland United States
May 31, 2009 - June 5, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-55752-869-8
Joint CLEO Poster Session II (JWA)

Characterizing Single Photons by Photon Counting

Kaisa Laiho, Malte Avenhaus, Katiuscia N. Cassemiro, and Christine Silberhorn


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We study the ability to measure the non-Gaussian character of the single photon Fock states via direct measurements of the photon number statistics of displaced quantum states.

© 2009 The Optical Society

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics
(190.4975) Nonlinear optics : Parametric processes

K. Laiho, M. Avenhaus, K. N. Cassemiro, and C. Silberhorn, "Characterizing Single Photons by Photon Counting," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JWA87.

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