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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2011
  • pp: 3000–3002

Semiclassical model of triple photons generation in optical fibers

S. Richard, K. Bencheikh, B. Boulanger, and J. A. Levenson  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 15, pp. 3000-3002 (2011)

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In this Letter we study spontaneous generation of triple photon states in optical fibers by third order spontaneous downconversion. Using a semiclassical approach we derive an explicit expression for the triple photons generation efficiency as a function of fiber parameters. We show that optical fibers with well suited index profiles and standard outer diameters could be the key component of future triple photons sources.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(270.4180) Quantum optics : Multiphoton processes

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: May 20, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: June 18, 2011
Published: August 1, 2011

S. Richard, K. Bencheikh, B. Boulanger, and J. A. Levenson, "Semiclassical model of triple photons generation in optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 36, 3000-3002 (2011)

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