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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2012
  • pp: 2829–2831

Measurement of two-mode squeezing with photon number resolving multipixel detectors

Dmitry A. Kalashnikov, Si-Hui Tan, Timur Sh. Iskhakov, Maria V. Chekhova, and Leonid A. Krivitsky  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 14, pp. 2829-2831 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.002829


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Abstract

The measurement of the two-mode squeezed vacuum generated in an optical parametric amplifier (OPA) was performed with photon number resolving multipixel photon counters (MPPCs). Implementation of the MPPCs allows for the observation of noise reduction in a broad dynamic range of the OPA gain, which is inaccessible with standard single photon avalanche photodetectors.

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OCIS Codes
(030.5260) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon counting
(040.5160) Detectors : Photodetectors
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states

ToC Category:
Detectors

History
Original Manuscript: March 23, 2012
Revised Manuscript: April 18, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 11, 2012
Published: July 9, 2012

Citation
Dmitry A. Kalashnikov, Si-Hui Tan, Timur Sh. Iskhakov, Maria V. Chekhova, and Leonid A. Krivitsky, "Measurement of two-mode squeezing with photon number resolving multipixel detectors," Opt. Lett. 37, 2829-2831 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-14-2829


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