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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 14 — Jul. 9, 2007
  • pp: 8797–8804

Classical dispersion-cancellation interferometry

K.J. Resch, P. Puvanathasan, J.S. Lundeen, M.W. Mitchell, and K. Bizheva  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 14, pp. 8797-8804 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.008797


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Abstract

Even-order dispersion cancellation, an effect previously identified with frequency-entangled photons, is demonstrated experimentally for the first time with a linear, classical interferometer. A combination of a broad bandwidth laser and a high resolution spectrometer was used to measure the intensity correlations between anti-correlated optical frequencies. Only 14% broadening of the correlation signal is observed when significant material dispersion, enough to broaden the regular interferogram by 4250%, is introduced into one arm of the interferometer.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 24, 2007
Revised Manuscript: June 26, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 26, 2007
Published: June 28, 2007

Citation
K. J. Resch, P. Puvanathasan, J. S. Lundeen, M. W. Mitchell, and K. Bizheva, "Classical dispersion-cancellation interferometry," Opt. Express 15, 8797-8804 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-14-8797


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