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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 7, Iss. 6 — Sep. 11, 2000
  • pp: 215–221

Wideband squeezing in photon number fluctuations from a high-speed light-emitting diode

Jun’ichi Abe, Takahiro Kuga, Takuya Hirano, Masahide Kobayashi, and Masamichi Yamanishi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 7, Issue 6, pp. 215-221 (2000)

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Wideband, highly noise-suppressed squeezing was observed by using a high-speed, high-quantum-efficiency light-emitting diode. The squeezing bandwidth extended over 200 MHz. We also have investigated the dependence of the squeezing bandwidth on the pump-current at low temperature. The experimental result was compared with the theoretical predictions based on a unified model of the pump and recombination process and was well explained by the model at the thermionic emission limit.

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OCIS Codes
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states

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Original Manuscript: July 17, 2000
Published: September 11, 2000

Jun'ichi Abe, Takahiro Kuga, Takuya Hirano, Masahide Kobayashi, and Masamichi Yamanishi, "Wideband squeezing in photon number fluctuations from a high-speed light-emitting diode," Opt. Express 7, 215-221 (2000)

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