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21. 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 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

22. Experimental demonstration of a receiver beating the standard quantum limit for multiple nonorthogonal coherent-state discrimination
Topic: Quantum Optics
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

23. Experimental test of an event-based corpuscular model modification as an alternative to quantum mechanics
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 2/13/2013
Authors: Giorgio Brida, Ivo Pietro Degiovanni, Marco Genovese, Alan L Migdall, Fabrizio Piacentini, Sergey V Polyakov, Paola Traina
Abstract: We present the first experimental test that distinguishes between an Event-Based Corpuscular Model (EBCM)9) of the interaction of photons with matter and quantum mechanics. The test looks at the interference that results as a single photon passes t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912062

24. Frequency-bin Entangled Comb of Photon Pairs From a Silicon-on-Insulator Micro-Resonator
Topic: Quantum Optics
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

25. 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 E 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

26. 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 E 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

27. 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

28. High quantum-efficiency photon-number-resolving detector for photonic on-chip information processing
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 9/18/2013
Authors: Brice R. Calkins, Paolo L Mennea, Adriana E Lita, Benjamin Metcalf, Steven Kolthammer, Antia A. Lamas-Linares, Justin Spring, Peter C Humphreys, Richard P Mirin, James Gates, Peter Smith, Ian Walmsley, Thomas Gerrits, Sae Woo Nam
Abstract: The integrated optical circuit is a promising architecture for the realization of complex quantum optical states and information networks. One element that is required for many of these applications is a high-efficiency photon detector capable of ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913615

29. 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 ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916307

30. High-efficiency superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors fabricated from MoSi thin-films
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 4/10/2015
Authors: Varun Boehm Verma, Boris Korzh, Felix Bussieres, Robert D Horansky, Shellee Dawn Dyer, Adriana E Lita, Igor Vayshenker, Francesco Marsili, Matthew D. Shaw, Hugo Zbinden, Richard P Mirin, Sae Woo Nam
Abstract: We demonstrate high-efficiency superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors (SNSPDs) fabricated from MoSi thin-films. We measure a maximum system detection efficiency (SDE) of 87 {+ or -} 0.5 % at 1542 nm at a temperature of 0.7 K, with a jitte ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918031



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