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Conditions for two-photon interference with coherent pulses

Published

Author(s)

Yong-Su Kim, Oliver T. Slattery, Paulina Kuo, Xiao Tang

Abstract

We report experiments on two-photon interference between temporally non-overlapping weak coherent pulses. While the single-photon interference is washed out, the two-photon interference shows a Hong-Ou-Mandel dip with visibility of 0.50±0.09, which shows that the two-photon classical interference does not require temporal overlapping between optical pulses.
Citation
Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics)
Volume
87
Issue
6

Keywords

Classical interference, Two-photon interference, Temporal distinguishability

Citation

Kim, Y. , Slattery, O. , Kuo, P. and Tang, X. (2013), Conditions for two-photon interference with coherent pulses, Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics), [online], https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.87.063843 (Accessed January 26, 2022)
Created June 30, 2013, Updated October 12, 2021