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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 4 — Feb. 19, 2007
  • pp: 1679–1683

Generation of energy-time entangled photon pairs in 1.5-μm band with periodically poled lithium niobate waveguide

T. Honjo, H. Takesue, and K. Inoue  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 4, pp. 1679-1683 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.001679


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Abstract

We report the generation of 1.5-μm-band energy-time entangled photon pairs using a periodically poled lithium niobate (PPLN) waveguide. We performed a two-photon interference experiment and obtained coincidence fringes with 77.3% visibilities without subtracting accidental coincidences.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 4, 2006
Revised Manuscript: January 29, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: February 8, 2007
Published: February 19, 2007

Citation
T. Honjo, H. Takesue, and K. Inoue, "Generation of energy-time entangled photon pairs in 1.5-μm band with periodically poled lithium niobate waveguide," Opt. Express 15, 1679-1683 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-4-1679


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