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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 8 — Apr. 16, 2007
  • pp: 5077–5082

Generation of polarization squeezing with periodically poled KTP at 1064 nm

Mikael Lassen, Metin Sabuncu, Preben Buchhave, and Ulrik L. Andersen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 8, pp. 5077-5082 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.005077


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Abstract

We report the experimental demonstration of directly produced polarization squeezing at 1064 nm from a type I optical parametric amplifier (OPA) based on a periodically poled KTP crystal (PPKTP). The orthogonal polarization modes of the polarization squeezed state are both defined by the OPA cavity mode, and the birefringence induced by the PPKTP crystal is compensated by a second, but inactive, PPKTP crystal. Stokes parameter squeezing of 3.6 dB and anti squeezing of 9.4 dB is observed.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 5, 2007
Revised Manuscript: April 4, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: April 7, 2007
Published: April 11, 2007

Citation
Mikael Lassen, Metin Sabuncu, Preben Buchhave, and Ulrik L. Andersen, "Generation of polarization squeezing with periodically poled KTP at 1064 nm," Opt. Express 15, 5077-5082 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-8-5077


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