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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 3 — Feb. 11, 2002
  • pp: 177–182

Squeezing in a LiNbO3 integrated optical waveguide circuit

Gregory S. Kanter, Prem Kumar, Rostislav V. Roussev, Jonathan Kurz, Krishnan R. Parameswaran, and Martin M. Fejer  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 3, pp. 177-182 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.10.000177


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Abstract

We report on traveling-wave quadrature squeezing generated in an integrated optical circuit fabricated with periodically-poled lithium niobate waveguides. The device integrates a second-harmonic-generation stage, waveguide couplers, spatial mode filters, and a degenerate-optical-parametric-amplification stage. The integration promises to create a low power, compact, and simple source of wideband squeezed light. -1 dB of squeezing is directly measured using 20 ps pulses with peak powers near 6W.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(130.3730) Integrated optics : Lithium niobate
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states

ToC Category:
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History
Original Manuscript: January 30, 2002
Revised Manuscript: February 1, 2002
Published: February 11, 2002

Citation
Gregory Kanter, Prem Kumar, Rostislav Roussev, Jonathan Kurz, Krishnan Parameswaran, and Martin Fejer, "Squeezing in a LiNbO3 integrated optical waveguide circuit," Opt. Express 10, 177-182 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-10-3-177


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