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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 18 — Jun. 20, 2007
  • pp: 3850–3855

High-extinction-ratio resonant cavity polarizer for quantum-optics measurements

Shailendhar Saraf, Robert L. Byer, and Peter J. King  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 18, pp. 3850-3855 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.46.003850


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Abstract

The use of a high-finesse Fabry-Perot ring cavity with an odd number of reflections as a high-extinction-ratio resonant polarizer is shown. Experimental results from quantum-noise measurements using resonant cavities as spatial and spectral filters and precision polarizers are presented.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 8, 2006
Revised Manuscript: March 9, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: April 6, 2007
Published: May 31, 2007

Citation
Shailendhar Saraf, Robert L. Byer, and Peter J. King, "High-extinction-ratio resonant cavity polarizer for quantum-optics measurements," Appl. Opt. 46, 3850-3855 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-46-18-3850


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