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31. Generation of optical coherent-state superpositions by number-resolved photon subtraction from the squeezed vacuum
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 9/9/2010
Authors: Thomas Gerrits, Scott C Glancy, Tracy S. Clement, Brice R. Calkins, Adriana Eleni Lita, Aaron Miller, Aaron J. Miller, Alan L Migdall, Sae Woo Nam, Richard P Mirin, Emanuel H Knill
Abstract: We have created heralded coherent-state superpositions (CSSs) by subtracting up to three photons from a pulse of squeezed vacuum light. To produce such CSSs at a sufficient rate, we used our high-efficiency photon-number-resolving transition edge sen ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903231

32. Efficient photon pair sources based on Silicon-on-Insulator microresonators
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 8/30/2010
Authors: Jun Chen, Zachary H Levine, Jingyun Fan, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We present a general quantum-mechanical formalism to describe photon pair generation via four-wave mixing in a Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) microresonator. We also provide design principles for efficient photon-pair generation in a SOI microresonator t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906145

33. Generation of optical Schrödinger cat states by number-resolved squeezed photon subtraction
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 7/23/2010
Authors: Thomas Gerrits, Scott C Glancy, Tracy S. Clement, Brice R. Calkins, Adriana Eleni Lita, Aaron J. Miller, Alan L Migdall, Aaron J Miller, Sae Woo Nam, Richard P Mirin, Emanuel H Knill
Abstract: We have generated and measured an approximation of an optical Schrödinger cat state by photon subtraction from squeezed vacuum. Figure 1 shows the experimental scheme. Photons are probabilistically subtracted from squeezed vacuum and detected with a ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907588

34. Joint spectral distribution of a periodically poled KTP source for quantum information applications
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 7/23/2010
Authors: Thomas Gerrits, Burm Baek, Martin J Stevens, Tracy S. Clement, Sae Woo Nam, Robert Hadfield, Ryan Bennink, Warren Grice, Sander N. Dorenbos, Tony Zijlstra, Teun Klapwijk, Val Zwiller
Abstract: We present our experimental results obtained from a periodically poled KTP (pp-KTP) crystal designed to produce a pure squeezed vacuum near 1550 nm. A pure squeezed vacuum in a single mode is one of the building blocks towards high fidelity optical ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907589

35. Enhanced telecom wavelength single-photon detection with NbTiN superconducting nanowires on oxidized silicon
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 6/3/2010
Authors: Michael G. Tanner, C. M. Natarajan, V. K. Pottapenjara, J. A. O?Connor, R. J. Warburton, Robert Hadfield, Burm Baek, Sae Woo Nam, S. Dorenbos, T. Zijlstra, Teun Klapwijk, Val Zwiller
Abstract: Superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors (SNSPDs) have emerged as a highly promising infrared single-photon detector technology. Next-generation devices are being developed with enhanced detection efficiency (DE) at key technological wavele ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904930

36. Heralded, pure-state single-photon source based on a Potassium Titanyl Phosphate waveguide
Topic: Quantum Optics
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

37. Single-Photon Propagation Time through Dielectric Bandgaps: Large Variation Due to Small Structural Changes
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 2/1/2010
Authors: Natalia Borjemscaia Rutter, Sergey V Polyakov, Paul D Lett, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: The transit times of photons traveling through opaque barriers such as dielectric stacks exhibit the Hartman saturation effect. This saturation of the transit time is quite sensitive to the addition of a single dielectric layers, even onto an alread ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=901549

38. Quantum information processing and quantum control with trapped atomic ions
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 12/14/2009
Author: David J Wineland
Abstract: The role of trapped atomic ions in the field of quantum information processing is briefly reviewed. We discuss some of the historical developments that enabled ions to enter the field and then summarize the basic mechanisms required for logic gates a ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903175

39. Mode Expansion and Bragg Filtering Enable a High-Fidelity Fiber-Based Photon-Pair Source
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 11/9/2009
Authors: Alexander E. Ling, Jun Chen, Jingyun Fan, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We report the development of a fiber-based single spatial mode source of photon-pairs where the efficiency of extracting photon-pairs is 15x better than a previous implementation [16]. This critical improvement in efficiency enabled a spectrally bri ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903010

40. Microstructure fiber-based source of photonic entanglement
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 11/1/2009
Authors: Jingyun Fan, Alan L Migdall, Jun Chen, Elizabeth A Goldschmidt, Alexander E. Ling
Abstract: We review the development of photonic entanglement via four-wave mixing in microstructure fiber
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902840



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