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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 26 — Dec. 22, 2008
  • pp: 22099–22104

Wavelength-multiplexed distribution of highly entangled photon-pairs over optical fiber

Han Chuen Lim, Akio Yoshizawa, Hidemi Tsuchida, and Kazuro Kikuchi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 26, pp. 22099-22104 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.022099


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Abstract

We report the first experimental demonstration of wavelength-multiplexed entanglement distribution over optical fiber. Forty-four channels of polarization-entangled photon-pairs were produced from a single pulse-pumped, short periodically-poled lithium niobate waveguide and distributed over 10 km of dispersion-shifted optical fiber. Entanglement fidelities of the distributed photon-pairs exceeded 0.86 for all selected channels.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(270.5565) Quantum optics : Quantum communications

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 28, 2008
Revised Manuscript: November 27, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: December 17, 2008
Published: December 19, 2008

Citation
Han Chuen Lim, Akio Yoshizawa, Hidemi Tsuchida, and Kazuro Kikuchi, "Wavelength-multiplexed distribution of highly entangled photon-pairs over optical fiber," Opt. Express 16, 22099-22104 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-26-22099


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