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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2007
  • pp: 2339–2341

Tunable control of the frequency correlations of entangled photons

M. Hendrych, M. Mičuda, and J. P. Torres  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 16, pp. 2339-2341 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.002339


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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate a new technique to control the type of frequency correlations of entangled photon pairs generated by spontaneous parametric downconversion. Frequency-correlated and frequency-anticorrelated photons are produced when a broadband pulse is used as a pump. The method is based on the control of the group velocities of the interacting waves and can be applied in any nonlinear medium and frequency band of interest.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 17, 2007
Revised Manuscript: June 14, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 17, 2007
Published: August 2, 2007

Citation
M. Hendrych, M. Micuda, and J. P. Torres, "Tunable control of the frequency correlations of entangled photons," Opt. Lett. 32, 2339-2341 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-16-2339


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