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Third-order antibunching from an imperfect single-photon source

Published

Author(s)

Martin J. Stevens, Scott C. Glancy, Sae Woo Nam, Richard P. Mirin

Abstract

We measure second- and third-order coherences of an imperfect single-photon source. The magnitude of third-order antibunching indicates that imperfect second-order antibunching results from background emission with Poissonian photon number statistics.
Proceedings Title
CLEO 2011, the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Conference Dates
May 1-6, 2011
Conference Location
Baltimore, MD

Keywords

Coherent optical effects, Photon statistics

Citation

Stevens, M. , Glancy, S. , Nam, S. and Mirin, R. (2011), Third-order antibunching from an imperfect single-photon source, CLEO 2011, the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Baltimore, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=907493 (Accessed April 23, 2024)
Created May 1, 2011, Updated February 19, 2017