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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 8 — Apr. 12, 2010
  • pp: 8182–8186

Hong−Ou−Mandel dip measurements of polarization-entangled photon pairs at 1550 nm

Yinghong Xue, Akio Yoshizawa, and Hidemi Tsuchida  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 8, pp. 8182-8186 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.008182


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Abstract

We performed a quantum interference experiment using two polarization-entangled photon pairs at 1550 nm, created in periodically poled lithium niobate waveguides. Using four-fold coincidences, a Hong−Ou−Mandel dip at diagonal polarization was observed with a visibility of 74.5% before subtracting accidental coincidences. This experiment lays a foundation for demonstrating polarization-based entanglement swapping and for realizing a quantum relay.

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OCIS Codes
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5565) Quantum optics : Quantum communications
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 1, 2010
Revised Manuscript: March 11, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 19, 2010
Published: April 2, 2010

Citation
Yinghong Xue, Akio Yoshizawa, and Hidemi Tsuchida, "Hong−Ou−Mandel dip measurements of polarization-entangled photon pairs at 1550 nm," Opt. Express 18, 8182-8186 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-8-8182


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