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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 5 — Feb. 28, 2011
  • pp: 4405–4410

Direct generation of a multi-transverse mode non-classical state of light

Benoît Chalopin, Francesco Scazza, Claude Fabre, and Nicolas Treps  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 5, pp. 4405-4410 (2011)

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Quantum computation and communication protocols require quantum resources which are in the continuous variable regime squeezed and/or quadrature entangled optical modes. To perform more and more complex and robust protocols, one needs sources that can produce in a controlled way highly multimode quantum states of light. One possibility is to mix different single mode quantum resources. Another is to directly use a multimode device, either in the spatial or in the frequency domain. We present here the first experimental demonstration of a device capable of producing simultanuously several squeezed transverse modes of the same frequency and which is potentially scalable. We show that this device, which is an Optical Parametric Oscillator using a self-imaging cavity, produces a multimode quantum resource made of three squeezed transverse modes.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: January 19, 2011
Revised Manuscript: February 14, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 14, 2011
Published: February 22, 2011

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Benoît Chalopin, Francesco Scazza, Claude Fabre, and Nicolas Treps, "Direct generation of a multi-transverse mode non-classical state of light," Opt. Express 19, 4405-4410 (2011)

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