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International Quantum Electronics Conference
Baltimore, Maryland United States
May 31, 2009 - June 5, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-55752-869-8
Generation and Characterization of Single and Entangled Photons (IThJ)

Single-Photon Statistics Generated by Narrow-Band Cavity-Enhanced Parametric Down-Conversion

Matthias Scholz, Lars Koch, and Oliver Benson


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We proof antibunching in the output of a narrow-band single-photon source based on cavity-enhanced parametric down-conversion. Our realization achieves an unmatched brightness of 14000 counts/(s*mW*MHz) and a 3 MHz linewidth.

© 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

M. Scholz, L. Koch, and O. Benson, "Single-Photon Statistics Generated by Narrow-Band Cavity-Enhanced Parametric Down-Conversion," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper IThJ1.

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