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1. Adapting the Poisson-Influenced K-Means Algorithm for a Larger User Base
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 11/19/2015
Authors: Brian P. Morris, Zachary H Levine
Abstract: A superconducting transition edge sensor (TES) can be a useful tool for counting the number of photons in a highly attenuated pulse of light, but it requires calibration for its outputs to be interpretable as photon numbers. The Poisson-Influenced K- ...

2. Optomechanical Raman-Ratio Thermometry
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 9/9/2015
Authors: Katarina Cicak, Tom Purdy, Pen Li Yu, Nir Kampel, Bob Peterson, Raymond Wiley Simmonds, Cindy Regal
Abstract: The temperature dependence of the asymmetry between Stokes and anti-Stokes Raman scattering can be exploited for self-calibrating, optically-based thermometry. In the context of cavity optomechanics, we observe the cavity-enhanced scattering of light ...

3. High-dimensional hyperentanglement of mode-locked two-photon states
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 6/29/2015
Authors: Zhenda Xie, Tian Zhong, Sajan Shrestha, XinAn Xu, Junlin Liang, Yan-Xiao Gong, Allessandro Restelli, Jeffrey Shapiro, Franco N.C. Wong, Chee Wei Wong, Joshua C Bienfang
Abstract: Quantum entanglement is the fundamental resource for quantum information processing and communications, including secure data rates with higher capacities and better error resilience [1-9]. In dense-coded quantum communication c ...

4. Phonon Assisted Gain in a Semiconductor Quantum Dot Maser
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 5/13/2015
Authors: Michael Gullans, Yinyiu Liu, George Stehlik, Jason Petta, Jacob M Taylor
Abstract: We develop a microscopic model for the recently demonstrated double quantum dot (DQD) maser. In characterizing the gain of this device we find that, in addition to the direct stimulated emission of photons, there is a large contribution from transiti ...

5. Highly efficient generation of single-mode photon pairs from a crystalline whispering-gallery-mode resonator source
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 2/11/2015
Authors: Michael Fortsch, Gerhard Schunk, Josef Furst, Dmitry Strekalov, Thomas Gerrits, Martin J Stevens, Florian Sedlmeir, Harald G. L. Schwefel, Gerd Leuchs, Christoph Marquardt
Abstract: We report on the highly-efficient generation of narrow-band pair-photons in one single spatiotemporal mode using parametric down-conversion in a crystalline whispering gallery mode resonator. We developed the requirements on phase-matching conditio ...

6. Photon Number Resolution Enables Quantum Receiver for Realistic Coherent Optical Communications
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 11/17/2014
Authors: Francisco E. Becerra Chavez, Jingyun Fan, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: Quantum-enhanced measurements can provide information about the properties of a physical system with sensitivities beyond what is fundamentally possible with conventional technologies. However, this advantage can be achieved only if quantum measure ...

7. Sub-wavelength interference of thermal light with photon-number resolving detection
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 9/10/2014
Authors: Yanhua (Yanhua) Zhai, Francisco E. Becerra Chavez, Jingyun Fan, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We examine the spatial correlation of thermal-light diffracted through a double-slit using photon-number-resolved detection to directly measure high-order correlations. We observe sinusoidal modulations of the spatial coherence in the diffracted ligh ...

8. Environment-assisted quantum control of a solid state spin via 2-color coherent dark states
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 9/7/2014
Authors: Jacob M Taylor, Jack Hansom, Carsten Schulte, Claire Le Gall, Clemens Matthiesen, Edmund Clarke, Maxime Hugues, Mete Atature
Abstract: Semiconductor quantum dots (QDs) offer an efficient and scalable interface between single spins and optical photons. However, the solid-state environment of the QD represents an inherent source of noise, generally considered detrimental to coherent c ...

9. Domain-engineered PPLN for entangled photon generation and other quantum information applications
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 5/1/2014
Authors: Paulina S Kuo, Jason S. Pelc, Oliver T Slattery, Lijun Ma, Xiao Tang
Abstract: We describe the design and application of domain-engineered periodically poled lithium niobate (PPLN) for use as a source of entangled photons and for other tools in quantum information and communications. By specially designing and controlling the P ...

10. Single-Photon Sources and Detectors Book: Chapter 1: Introduction
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 11/29/2013
Authors: Joshua C Bienfang, Jingyun Fan, Alan L Migdall, Sergey V Polyakov
Abstract: In the beginning there was light. And it was good. Not long thereafter people began to look for a comprehensive understanding of its nature. While the publication record starts o a little spotty, in the fth century BC the Greek philosopher Empedocl ...

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