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41. Spectrally Bright and Broad Fiber-Based Heralded Single-Photon Source
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 7/29/2008
Authors: Elizabeth Anne Goldschmidt, M D. Eisaman, Jingyun Fan, Sergey V Polyakov, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We present the first experimental characterization of a heralded single-photon source based on spontaneous four-wave-mixing in a single-mode microstructure fiber. We measure the second-order correlation function, g(2)(0), to be far below the classi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=842447

42. Photon pair generation in dispersion-shifted fiber with nearly complete suppression of raman photons
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 7/6/2008
Authors: Shellee Dawn Dyer, Lenson Pellouchoud, Martin J Stevens, Burm Baek, Sae Woo Nam, Robert Hadfield
Abstract: We show photon pair generation from spontaneous four-wave mixing in dispersion-shifted fiber. By cooling the fiber to 4 K, we achieve almost complete suppression of the Raman photons, yielding a coincidence-to-accidental ratio of approximately 360, e ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=32848

43. Nanowire-based superconducting single-photon detectors for infrared single-photon source characterization
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 7/2/2008
Authors: Martin J Stevens, Burm Baek, Richard P Mirin, Sae Woo Nam, Robert Hadfield
Abstract: Single-photon sources and detectors enable a wide range of applications, from quantum information technologies to fundamental tests of quantum optics. Semiconductor quantum dots (QDs) have emerged as promising single-photon sources, and recent work h ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=32885

44. Designing high electron mobility transistor heterostructures with quantum dots for efficient, number-resolving photon detection
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 5/1/2008
Authors: Mary A. Rowe, Eric Gansen, M. Greene, Danna Rosenberg, Todd E Harvey, Mark Su, Robert Hadfield, Sae Woo Nam, Richard P Mirin
Abstract: We describe the design of the epitaxial layers for an efficient, photon-number-determining detector that utilizes a layer of self-assembled quantum dots as an optically addressable gate in a field-effect transistor. Our design features a dedicated ab ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=32807

45. Experimental Test of Non-Local Realism Using a Fiber-Based Source of Polarization-Entangled Photon Pairs
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 3/25/2008
Authors: Jingyun Fan, M D. Eisaman, Elizabeth Anne 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

46. Quantum state tomography of a fiber-based source of polarization-entangled photon pairs
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 12/20/2007
Authors: Jingyun Fan, M D. Eisaman, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We report an experimental demonstration of a bright highfidelity single-mode-optical-fiber source of polarization-entangled photon pairs. The source takes advantage of single-mode fiber optics, highly nonlinear microstructure fiber, judicious phas ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=841096

47. An Optical Fiber-Based Source of Polarization-Entangled Photon Pairs
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 9/10/2007
Authors: Jingyun Fan, M D. Eisaman, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We describe an achromatic, phase-stable, broadband source of polarization-entangled photon pairs with high spectral brightness that uses four-wave mixing in a fiber Sagnac interferometer. We achieved a polarization-entangled two-photon coincidence r ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=841095

48. A Broadband High Spectral Brightness Fiber-Based Two-Photon Source
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 3/19/2007
Authors: Jingyun Fan, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: After characterizing the Raman scattering in a fused silica polarization-maintaining microstructure optical fiber, we built a fiber-based two-photon light source of high spectral brightness, broad spectral range, and very low noise background at room ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=841058

49. Introduction to Journal of Modern Optics Special Issue on Single Photon: Sources, Detectors, Applications and Measurement Methods
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 1/20/2007
Authors: J Cheung, Alan L Migdall, Stefania Castelletto
Abstract: In October 2005, a 2-day follow up workshop, Single photon: sources, detectors, applications and measurement methods, was held at the NPL (National Physical Laboratory, UK). The focus for this workshop was to report on the key developments since the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=841035

50. Reduced Deadtime and Higher Rate Photon-Counting Detection Using a Multiplexed Detector Array
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 1/20/2007
Authors: Stefania Castelletto, Ivo Pietro Degiovanni, V Schettini, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We present a scheme for a photon-counting detection system that can be operated at incident photon rates higher than otherwise possible by suppressing the effects of detector deadtime. The method uses an array of N detectors and a 1-by-N optical swit ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=840994



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