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  • Vol. 34, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2009
  • pp: 55–57

Tunable narrowband entangled photon pair source for resonant single-photon single-atom interaction

Albrecht Haase, Nicolas Piro, Jürgen Eschner, and Morgan W. Mitchell  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 1, pp. 55-57 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.000055


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Abstract

We present a tunable, frequency-stabilized, narrow-bandwidth source of frequency-degenerate, entangled photon pairs. The source is based on spontaneous parametric downconversion in periodically poled K Ti O P O 4 . Its wavelength can be stabilized to 850 or 854 nm , thus allowing to address two transitions in Ca + 40 ions. Its output bandwidth of 22 MHz coincides with the absorption bandwidth of the calcium ions. Its spectral power density is 1.0 generated pairs/(s MHz mW).

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OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(230.6080) Optical devices : Sources
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5565) Quantum optics : Quantum communications
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 26, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: October 19, 2008
Published: December 24, 2008

Citation
Albrecht Haase, Nicolas Piro, Jürgen Eschner, and Morgan W. Mitchell, "Tunable narrowband entangled photon pair source for resonant single-photon single-atom interaction," Opt. Lett. 34, 55-57 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-1-55


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