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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2014
  • pp: 878–881

Propagation of nonclassical states of light through one-dimensional photonic lattices

B. M. Rodríguez-Lara  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 31, Issue 4, pp. 878-881 (2014)

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We study the propagation of nonclassical light through arrays of coupled linear photonic waveguides and introduce some sets of refractive indices and coupling parameters that provide a closed-form propagator in terms of orthogonal polynomials. We present propagation examples of nonclassical states of light—single photon, coherent state, path-entangled state, and two-mode squeezed vacuum—impinging into two-waveguide couplers and a photonic lattice producing coherent transport.

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OCIS Codes
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation
(230.4555) Optical devices : Coupled resonators

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: January 8, 2014
Revised Manuscript: March 3, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: March 4, 2014
Published: March 26, 2014

B. M. Rodríguez-Lara, "Propagation of nonclassical states of light through one-dimensional photonic lattices," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 31, 878-881 (2014)

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