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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2002
  • pp: 757–759

Excess-noise-enhanced photon-pair generation in unstable resonators

Claus Lamprecht and Helmut Ritsch  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 9, pp. 757-759 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.27.000757


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Abstract

We investigate a degenerate optical parametric device with a transversely finite unstable cavity configuration operated below threshold. Using an approximate quantum description in terms of a biorthogonal set of effective cavity-matched modes and their adjoint modes, we predict an intracavity field intensity enhancement by the Petermann excess-noise factor, K . This enhancement is accompanied by a reduction of photon bunching and quadrature squeezing.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(230.4910) Optical devices : Oscillators
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise
(270.4180) Quantum optics : Multiphoton processes

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Claus Lamprecht and Helmut Ritsch, "Excess-noise-enhanced photon-pair generation in unstable resonators," Opt. Lett. 27, 757-759 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-27-9-757


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