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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 15 — Jul. 29, 2013
  • pp: 18371–18386

Squeezed light in an optical parametric oscillator network with coherent feedback quantum control

Orion Crisafulli, Nikolas Tezak, Daniel B. S. Soh, Michael A. Armen, and Hideo Mabuchi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 15, pp. 18371-18386 (2013)

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We present squeezing and anti-squeezing spectra of the output from a degenerate optical parametric oscillator (OPO) network arranged in different coherent quantum feedback configurations. One OPO serves as a quantum plant, the other as a quantum controller. The addition of coherent feedback enables shaping of the output squeezing spectrum of the plant, and is found to be capable of pushing the frequency of maximum squeezing away from the optical driving frequency and broadening the spectrum over a wider frequency band. The experimental results are in excellent agreement with the developed theory, and illustrate the use of coherent quantum feedback to engineer the quantum-optical properties of the plant OPO output.

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OCIS Codes
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states
(350.4600) Other areas of optics : Optical engineering

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: May 10, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 13, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 15, 2013
Published: July 24, 2013

Orion Crisafulli, Nikolas Tezak, Daniel B. S. Soh, Michael A. Armen, and Hideo Mabuchi, "Squeezed light in an optical parametric oscillator network with coherent feedback quantum control," Opt. Express 21, 18371-18386 (2013)

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