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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 5 — Mar. 3, 2008
  • pp: 3293–3298

Generation of 10-GHz clock sequential time-bin entanglement

Qiang Zhang, Carsten Langrock, Hiroki Takesue, Xiuping Xie, Martin Fejer, and Yoshihisa Yamamoto  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 5, pp. 3293-3298 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.003293


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Abstract

This letter reports telecom-band sequential time-bin entangled photon-pair generation at a repetition rate of 10 GHz in periodically poled reverse-proton-exchange lithium niobate waveguides based on mode demultiplexing. With up-conversion single-photon detectors, we observed an entangled-photon-pair flux of 313 Hz and a two-photon-interference-fringe visibility of 85.32% without subtraction of accidental noise contributions.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(270.5565) Quantum optics : Quantum communications

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 19, 2007
Revised Manuscript: December 1, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 11, 2007
Published: February 25, 2008

Citation
Qiang Zhang, Carsten Langrock, Hiroki Takesue, Xiuping Xie, Martin Fejer, and Yoshihisa Yamamoto, "Generation of 10-GHz clock sequential time-bin entanglement," Opt. Express 16, 3293-3298 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-5-3293


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