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11. Entangled photon generation in a phase-modulated, quasi-phasematched crystal
Topic: Quantum Information
Published: 10/14/2013
Authors: Paulina S Kuo, Jason S. Pelc, Oliver T Slattery, Yong-Su Kim, Xiao Tang
Abstract: We propose a scheme to generate polarization-entangled photon pairs by spontaneous parametric downconversion in a phase-modulated, type-II, quasi-phasematched (QPM) crystal. Instead of using two distinct crystals to generate |HV>and |VH> stat ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914712

12. Experimental Implementation of Quantum Entanglement and Hyper-Entanglement With a Fiber-Based Two-Photon Source
Topic: Quantum Information
Published: 9/5/2008
Authors: Jun Chen, M D. Eisaman, Elizabeth A Goldschmidt, Jingyun Fan, Alan L Migdall
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=842440

13. Experimental Test of Non-Local Realism Using a Fiber-Based Source of Polarization-Entangled Photon Pairs
Topic: Quantum Information
Published: 3/25/2008
Authors: Jingyun Fan, M D. Eisaman, Elizabeth A Goldschmidt, J Chen, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We describe an experimental test of local realistic and non-local realistic theories using polarization-entangled two-photon singlet states created using a fiber-based polarization Sagnac interferometer. We show a violation of Bell s inequality in th ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=841112

14. Experimental demonstration of a receiver beating the standard quantum limit for multiple nonorthogonal coherent-state discrimination
Topic: Quantum Information
Published: 1/6/2013
Authors: Francisco E. Becerra Chavez, Jingyun Fan, Gerald Baumgartner, Julius Goldhar, Jonathan Kosloski, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: The measurement of the state of a quantum system with inherent quantum uncertainty (noise) approaching the ultimate physical limits is of both technological and fundamental interest. Quantum noise prevents any mutually nonorthogonal quantum states ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912063

15. Frequency Comparison of Two High-Accuracy Al+ Optical Clocks
Topic: Quantum Information
Published: 2/17/2010
Authors: Chin W. Chou, David Hume, J.C. Koelemeij, David J Wineland, Till P Rosenband
Abstract: We have constructed an optical clock with a fractional frequency inaccuracy of 8.6e-18, based on quantum logic spectroscopy of an Al+ ion. A simultaneously trapped Mg+ ion serves to sympathetically laser-cool the Al+ ion and detect its quantum state. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904590

16. Frequency-bin Entangled Comb of Photon Pairs From a Silicon-on-Insulator Micro-Resonator
Topic: Quantum Information
Published: 1/13/2011
Authors: Jun Chen, Zachary H Levine, Jingyun Fan, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We present a quantum-mechanical theory to describe narrow-band photon- pair generation via four-wave mixing in a Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) micro- resonator. We also provide design principles for efficient photon-pair generation in an SOI mic ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906297

17. Gradient-based stopping rules for maximum-likelihood quantum-state tomography
Topic: Quantum Information
Published: 9/18/2012
Authors: Scott C Glancy, Emanuel H Knill, Mark Girard
Abstract: When performing maximum likelihood quantum state tomography, one must find the quantum state that maximizes the likelihood for observed measurements on identically prepared systems, all having that quantum state. This optimization is usually perform ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911222

18. Heralded, pure-state single-photon source based on a Potassium Titanyl Phosphate waveguide
Topic: Quantum Information
Published: 2/15/2010
Authors: Zachary H Levine, Jingyun Fan, Jun Chen, Alexander E. Ling, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: WWe analyze the generation of single spatial mode, spectrally uncorrelated photon pairs via type II spontaneous parametric downconversion in a Potassium Titanyl Phosphate (KTP) waveguide using real experimental parameters. We show that this source ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904223

19. Improved multiplexed Infrared Single Photon Detectors
Topic: Quantum Information
Published: 8/11/2008
Authors: Sergey V Polyakov, Alan L Migdall, V Schettini, Ivo Pietro Degiovanni, Giorgio Brida, F Piacentini
Abstract: We discuss a scheme for a photon-counting detection system that overcomes the difficulties of photon-counting at high rates at telecom wavelengths. Our method uses an array of N detectors and a 1-by-N optical switch with a control circuit to direct i ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=842544

20. Innovations in Maximum Likelihood Quantum State Tomography
Topic: Quantum Information
Published: 10/9/2009
Authors: Scott C Glancy, Emanuel H Knill, Thomas Gerrits, Tracy S. Clement, Brice R. Calkins, Adriana Eleni Lita, Aaron J Miller, Alan L Migdall, Sae Woo Nam, Richard P Mirin
Abstract: At NIST we are engaged in an experiment whose goal is to create superpositions of optical coherent states (such superpositions are sometimes called "Schroedinger cat" states). We use homodyne detection to measure the light, and we apply ma ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904007



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