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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 12 — Jun. 11, 2007
  • pp: 7146–7151

Increased cross-correlation in cascaded four-wave mixing processes

J. Fan, A. Migdall, and L. J. Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 12, pp. 7146-7151 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.007146


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Abstract

We report the measurement of increased noise cross-correlation between stokes and anti-stokes beams created in cascaded four-wave mixing processes with dual pump wavelengths. This method may be useful in creating highly correlated twin beams for various applications including quantum information processing.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 8, 2007
Revised Manuscript: March 23, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: April 17, 2007
Published: May 29, 2007

Citation
J. Fan, A. Migdall, and L. J. Wang, "Increased cross-correlation in cascaded four-wave mixing processes," Opt. Express 15, 7146-7151 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-12-7146


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