Birefringence in microstructure fiber leads to polarization dependent parametric florescence, which provides a novel scheme for polarization entangled photon pair generation. Its feasibility is demonstrated by two-photon interference measurement with fringes visibilities of > 93%.
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Q. Zhou, W. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Cheng, Y. Huang, and J. Peng, "1.5 μm Polarization Entangled Photon Pair Generation Based on Birefringence in Microstructure Fibers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OWD6.
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