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Photon Number Squeezing via Repeated Parametric Downconversion With Ancillary Number Measurements

Published

Author(s)

Boris L. Glebov, Jingyun Fan, Alan L. Migdall

Abstract

We study the cavity-based parametric downconversion (PDC) process as a source of photon Fock states using Monte Carlo simulation with realistic experimental settings. By controlling the circulation of one PDC daughter field in the cavity conditioned upon photon-number-resolved measurement of its twin, we demonstrate that rate of generating a desired Fock state is up to ten times higher than for a comparable single-pass spontaneous PDC source.
Citation
Optics Express

Keywords

Quantum optics, multiphoton processes, squeezed states, parametric downconversion

Citation

Glebov, B. , Fan, J. and Migdall, A. (2014), Photon Number Squeezing via Repeated Parametric Downconversion With Ancillary Number Measurements, Optics Express, [online], https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.020358 (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created August 15, 2014, Updated November 10, 2018