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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1303–1316

Multichannel homodyne detection for quantum optical tomography

Georgios Roumpos and Steven T. Cundiff  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 30, Issue 5, pp. 1303-1316 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.30.001303


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Abstract

We present a multichannel optical homodyne detection setup suitable for measurements of quantum light statistics with ultrafast time resolution. We employ the setup to measure light statistics of diode lasers driven by both a direct and a pulsed current source. In particular, we measure the time-resolved second-order correlation function g(2) and photon number distribution. Our results provide information about the dynamics of the lasing transition.

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OCIS Codes
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 30, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 25, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 25, 2013
Published: April 24, 2013

Citation
Georgios Roumpos and Steven T. Cundiff, "Multichannel homodyne detection for quantum optical tomography," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 1303-1316 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-30-5-1303


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