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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 26 — Dec. 25, 2006
  • pp: 13089–13094

Observation of quantum entanglement using spatial light modulators

Eric Yao, Sonja Franke-Arnold, Johannes Courtial, Miles J. Padgett, and Stephen M. Barnett  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 26, pp. 13089-13094 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.013089


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Abstract

We use spatial light modulators to observe the quantum entanglement of down-converted photon pairs. Acting as diffractive optical elements within one of the beams, they can be reconfigured in real time to set the spatial profile of the measured mode. Such configurations are highly applicable to the measurement of orbital angular momentum states or other spatial modes, such as those associated with quantum imaging.

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OCIS Codes
(090.2890) Holography : Holographic optical elements
(230.6120) Optical devices : Spatial light modulators
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 24, 2006
Revised Manuscript: December 14, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: December 16, 2006
Published: December 22, 2006

Citation
Eric Yao, Sonja Franke-Arnold, Johannes Courtial, Miles J. Padgett, and Stephen M. Barnett, "Observation of quantum entanglement using spatial light modulators," Opt. Express 14, 13089-13094 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-26-13089


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