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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2010
  • pp: 3708–3718

Heralded, pure-state single-photon source based on a Potassium Titanyl Phosphate waveguide

Z. H. Levine, J. Fan, J. Chen, A. Ling, and A. Migdall  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 3708-3718 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.003708


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Abstract

We analyze the generation of single spatial mode, spectrally uncorrelated photon pairs via type II spontaneous parametric down-conversion in a Potassium Titanyl Phosphate (KTP) waveguide using real experimental parameters. We show that this source can be used as an efficient, heralded, pure-state single-photon source.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 23, 2009
Revised Manuscript: December 31, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: January 25, 2010
Published: February 5, 2010

Citation
Z. H. Levine, J. Fan, J. Chen, A. Ling, and A. Migdall, "Heralded, pure-state single-photon source based on a Potassium Titanyl Phosphate waveguide," Opt. Express 18, 3708-3718 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-4-3708


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