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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 16 — Aug. 6, 2007
  • pp: 10288–10293

Correlated photon-pair generation in reverse-proton-exchange PPLN waveguides with integrated mode demultiplexer at 10 GHz clock

Qiang Zhang, Xiuping Xie, Hiroki Takesue, Sae Woo Nam, Carsten Langrock, M. M. Fejer, and Yoshihisa Yamamoto  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 16, pp. 10288-10293 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.010288


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Abstract

We report 10-ps correlated photon pair generation in periodically-poled reverse-proton-exchange lithium niobate waveguides with integrated mode demultiplexer at a wavelength of 1.5-µm and a clock of 10 GHz. Using superconducting single photon detectors, we observed a coincidence to accidental count ratio (CAR) as high as 4000. The developed photon-pair source may find broad application in quantum information systems as well as quantum entanglement experiments.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(230.7380) Optical devices : Waveguides, channeled

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 29, 2007
Revised Manuscript: June 28, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 29, 2007
Published: July 31, 2007

Citation
Qiang Zhang, Xiuping Xie, Hiroki Takesue, Sae Woo Nam, Carsten Langrock, M. M. Fejer, and Yoshihisa Yamamoto, "Correlated photon-pair generation in reverse-proton-exchange PPLN waveguides with integrated mode demultiplexer at 10 GHz clock," Opt. Express 15, 10288-10293 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-16-10288


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