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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 14 — Jul. 2, 2012
  • pp: 15015–15023

Bragg reflection waveguide as a source of wavelength-multiplexed polarization-entangled photon pairs

Jiří Svozilík, Martin Hendrych, and Juan P. Torres  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 14, pp. 15015-15023 (2012)

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We put forward a new highly efficient source of paired photons entangled in polarization with an ultra-large bandwidth. The photons are generated by means of a conveniently designed spontaneous parametric down-conversion process in a semiconductor type-II Bragg reflection waveguide. The proposed scheme aims at being a key element of an integrated source of polarization-entangled photon pairs highly suitable for its use in a multi-user quantum-key-distribution system.

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

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: April 12, 2012
Revised Manuscript: June 6, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: June 6, 2012
Published: June 20, 2012

Jiří Svozilík, Martin Hendrych, and Juan P. Torres, "Bragg reflection waveguide as a source of wavelength-multiplexed polarization-entangled photon pairs," Opt. Express 20, 15015-15023 (2012)

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