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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 3 — Feb. 2, 1998
  • pp: 65–71

Twin-beam generation in a triply resonant dual-cavity optical parametric oscillator

J. Teja and N. C. Wong  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 2, Issue 3, pp. 65-71 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.2.000065


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Abstract

We demonstrate a low-threshold twin-beam generator using a cw triply resonant optical parametric oscillator consisting of two coupled cavities: one that resonates the signal and idler waves and the other the pump field. An intensity correlation of 5.5 dB was observed at 3 MHz for a type-II phase-matched KTP optical parametric oscillator.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Experiments on generation and application of quantum light states

History
Original Manuscript: November 18, 1997
Published: February 2, 1998

Citation
J. Teja and Ngai Wong, "Twin-beam generation in a triply resonant dual-cavity optical parametric oscillator," Opt. Express 2, 65-71 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-2-3-65


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