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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 22 — Oct. 26, 2009
  • pp: 19720–19726

Three-photon N00N states generated by photon subtraction from double photon pairs

Heonoh Kim, Hee Su Park, and Sang-Kyung Choi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 22, pp. 19720-19726 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.019720


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Abstract

We describe an experimental demonstration of a novel three-photon N00N state generation scheme using a single source of photons based on spontaneous parametric down-conversion (SPDC). The three-photon entangled state is generated when a photon is subtracted from a double pair of photons and detected by a heralding counter. Interference fringes measured with an emulated three-photon detector reveal the three-photon de Broglie wavelength and exhibit visibility > 70% without background subtraction.

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OCIS Codes
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.4180) Quantum optics : Multiphoton processes
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 7, 2009
Revised Manuscript: September 20, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: October 12, 2009
Published: October 16, 2009

Citation
Heonoh Kim, Hee Su Park, and Sang-Kyung Choi, "Three-photon N00N states generated by photon subtraction from double photon pairs," Opt. Express 17, 19720-19726 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-22-19720


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