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

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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