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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: G. I. Stegeman
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2006
  • pp: 918–924

Polarization-independent frequency conversion for quantum optical communication

Marius A. Albota, Franco N.C. Wong, and Jeffrey H. Shapiro  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 23, Issue 5, pp. 918-924 (2006)

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We demonstrate upconversion from 1.56 to 0.633 μ m that preserves the polarization state of an arbitrarily polarized input. The upconverter uses bidirectional sum-frequency generation in bulk periodically poled lithium niobate and a Michelson interferometer to stabilize the phase.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(030.5260) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon counting
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5570) Quantum optics : Quantum detectors

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: July 28, 2005
Revised Manuscript: November 3, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: December 5, 2005

Marius A. Albota, Franco N. C. Wong, and Jeffrey H. Shapiro, "Polarization-independent frequency conversion for quantum optical communication," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 918-924 (2006)

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