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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1674–1676

Lossless single-photon shaping via heralding

Kahraman G. Köprülü, Yu-Ping Huang, Geraldo A. Barbosa, and Prem Kumar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 9, pp. 1674-1676 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.001674


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Abstract

Using spontaneous optical parametric downconversion, we experimentally demonstrate heralded generation of shaped single photons, whose modes are tailored indirectly by applying amplitude modulation on the pump field that drives the downconversion process. Our experiment opens a door to creating high-quality, mode-shaped single photons at a substantially higher efficiency than is possible with the existing method of direct single-photon shaping.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 4, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 29, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 29, 2011
Published: April 29, 2011

Citation
Kahraman G. Köprülü, Yu-Ping Huang, Geraldo A. Barbosa, and Prem Kumar, "Lossless single-photon shaping via heralding," Opt. Lett. 36, 1674-1676 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-9-1674

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