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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 22 — Oct. 31, 2005
  • pp: 9131–9142

Translation of quantum states by four-wave mixing in fibers

C. J. McKinstrie, J. D. Harvey, S. Radic, and M. G. Raymer  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 22, pp. 9131-9142 (2005)

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Optical frequency conversion by four-wave mixing (Bragg scattering) in a fiber is considered. If the frequencies and polarizations of the waves are chosen judiciously, Bragg scattering enables the translation of individual and entangled states, without the noise pollution associated with parametric amplification (modulation instability or phase conjugation), and with reduced noise pollution associated with stimulated Raman scattering.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise

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Original Manuscript: September 6, 2005
Revised Manuscript: October 26, 2005
Published: October 31, 2005

C. McKinstrie, J. Harvey, S. Radic, and M. Raymer, "Translation of quantum states by four-wave mixing in fibers," Opt. Express 13, 9131-9142 (2005)

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