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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2013
  • pp: 2119–2121

Quantum frequency conversion in nonlinear microcavities

Yu-Ping Huang, Vesselin Velev, and Prem Kumar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 12, pp. 2119-2121 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.002119


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Abstract

We study nonlinear microresonantors as potential implements for quantum frequency conversion of narrowband optical signals. Using silicon-nitride microdisks as a concrete example, we show that high-conversion performance can be achieved with relatively low pump power. Being chip integratable, such devices hold promise for use in large-scale quantum applications, including atomic-memory-based quantum repeaters.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.7220) Nonlinear optics : Upconversion
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(140.3945) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavities

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 20, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 16, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 17, 2013
Published: June 11, 2013

Citation
Yu-Ping Huang, Vesselin Velev, and Prem Kumar, "Quantum frequency conversion in nonlinear microcavities," Opt. Lett. 38, 2119-2121 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-12-2119


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