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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1683–1687

Single-photon generation by pulsed laser in optomechanical system via photon blockade effect

Liu Qiu, Lin Gan, Wei Ding, and Zhi-Yuan Li  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 30, Issue 6, pp. 1683-1687 (2013)

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We theoretically analyzed the photon quantum statistics properties of the output field from an optomechanical system driven by different pulsed lasers. Our results show that the probability of generating a single-photon state at the photon blockade region is greatly dependent on properties such as the shape, area, central frequency, length, and amplitude of the driving pulse. These results will give guidance to the design of the potential optimal optical pulse for generating a high-performance single-photon source.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics
(120.4880) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optomechanics

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: February 25, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 24, 2013
Published: May 27, 2013

Liu Qiu, Lin Gan, Wei Ding, and Zhi-Yuan Li, "Single-photon generation by pulsed laser in optomechanical system via photon blockade effect," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 1683-1687 (2013)

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