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Interferometric Technique for Engineering Indistinguishability and Entanglement of Photon Pairs

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Author(s)

D A. Branning, W P. Grice, R Erdmann, L A. Walmsley

Abstract

We give a detailed account of a new technique for suppressing distinguishing information in the space-time component of the state vector of a pair of photons. The method works by creating interference between two possible ways in which each photon may occupy any given space-time mode. Under certain conditions, this technique also allows the preparation of the two photons in a highly entangled space-time state.
Citation
Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics)
Volume
62
Issue
No. 1

Keywords

dispersion, entanglement, parametric down conversion, quantum interference, two-photons

Citation

Branning, D. , Grice, W. , Erdmann, R. and Walmsley, L. (2000), Interferometric Technique for Engineering Indistinguishability and Entanglement of Photon Pairs, Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics) (Accessed June 18, 2024)

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Created July 1, 2000, Updated February 17, 2017