High-Yield Single-Photon Source Using Gated Spontaneous Parametric Downconversion
Applied Optics, Vol. 43, Issue 30, pp. 5708-5711 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.43.005708
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Abstract
The construction of a single-photon source by use of gated parametric fluorescence is reported with the measurement results of the photon number distribution. A beamlike twin-photon method is used in order to achieve high-collection efficiency. The estimated probability <i>P</i>(1) to find a single photon in a collimated output pulse is 26.5% at a repetition rate of 10 kHz when the effective quantum efficiency of 27.4% in the detection setup is compensated.
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OCIS Codes
(030.5260) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon counting
(230.6080) Optical devices : Sources
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states
Citation
Shigeki Takeuchi, Ryo Okamoto, and Keiji Sasaki, "High-Yield Single-Photon Source Using Gated Spontaneous Parametric Downconversion," Appl. Opt. 43, 5708-5711 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-43-30-5708
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