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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2014
  • pp: 20–25

Optimal sub-Poissonian light generation from twin beams by photon-number resolving detectors

Marco Lamperti, Alessia Allevi, Maria Bondani, Radek Machulka, Václav Michálek, Ondřej Haderka, and Jan Peřina, Jr.  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 31, Issue 1, pp. 20-25 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.31.000020


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Abstract

We generate nonclassical conditional states by exploiting the quantum correlations of multimode twin-beam states endowed with a sizeable number of photons. A strong relation between the sub-shot-noise correlations exhibited by twin beams and the sub-Poissonian character of the conditional states is experimentally revealed, determining the optimal conditions for sub-Poissonian light generation.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(230.5160) Optical devices : Photodetectors
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 17, 2013
Revised Manuscript: November 5, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: November 7, 2013
Published: December 2, 2013

Citation
Marco Lamperti, Alessia Allevi, Maria Bondani, Radek Machulka, Václav Michálek, Ondřej Haderka, and Jan Peřina, "Optimal sub-Poissonian light generation from twin beams by photon-number resolving detectors," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 31, 20-25 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-31-1-20


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