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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 3 — Feb. 2, 1998
  • pp: 72–76

Cross phase modulation squeezing in optical fibers

M. Margalit, C. X. Yu, E. P. Ippen, and H. A. Haus  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 2, Issue 3, pp. 72-76 (1998)

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A novel method of producing squeezed vacuum uses cross phase modulation between a linearly polarized pump signal and the orthogonal polarized vacuum. Here we report on such cross phase modulation using 1-nJ 150-fs pulses from a low noise stretched pulse laser. The nonlinear medium was a single mode fiber and the noise reduction was 3 dB.

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OCIS Codes
(270.5530) Quantum optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states

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

Original Manuscript: November 14, 1997
Published: February 2, 1998

Moti Margalit, Charles Yu, Erich Ippen, and Hermann Haus, "Cross phase modulation squeezing in optical fibers," Opt. Express 2, 72-76 (1998)

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