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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2002
  • pp: 2391–2395

Two-dimensional wave-vector correlations in spontaneous parametric downconversion explored with an intensified CCD camera

S. S. R. Oemrawsingh, W. J. van Drunen, E. R. Eliel, and J. P. Woerdman  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 19, Issue 10, pp. 2391-2395 (2002)

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Utilizing a new scheme with a single-photon-sensitive intensified CCD camera and a femtosecond laser, we have measured signal–idler correlations over the full cone of degenerate type I spontaneous parametric downconversion, thereby establishing wave-vector correlations in two dimensions. We discuss the key features of the camera that are important for its use in twin-photon correlation measurements.

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(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(270.5570) Quantum optics : Quantum detectors

S. S. R. Oemrawsingh, W. J. van Drunen, E. R. Eliel, and J. P. Woerdman, "Two-dimensional wave-vector correlations in spontaneous parametric downconversion explored with an intensified CCD camera," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2391-2395 (2002)

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