Journal article icon

Journal article

Conditional preparation of single photons using parametric downconversion: a recipe for purity

Abstract:

In an experiment reported recently (Mosley et al 2008 Phys. Rev. Lett. 100 133601), we demonstrated that, through group velocity matched parametric downconversion, heralded single photons can be generated in pure quantum states without spectral filtering. The technique relies on factorable photon pair production, initially developed theoretically in the strict collinear regime; focusing - required in any experimental implementation - can ruin this factorability. Here, we present the numerical...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1088/1367-2630/10/9/093011

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Atomic & Laser Physics
Research group:
Ultrafast Group
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Atomic & Laser Physics
Research group:
Ultrafast Group
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Atomic & Laser Physics
Research group:
Ultrafast Group
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Atomic & Laser Physics
Research group:
Ultrafast Group
Role:
Author

Contributors

More from this funder
Funding agency for:
Smith, B
European Commission More from this funder
Publisher:
Institute of Physics Publishing Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
New Journal of Physics Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
9
Article number:
093011
Publication date:
2008-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1367-2630
Language:
English
Keywords:
Subjects:
UUID:
uuid:1b90be06-d760-4c68-9c8b-a69425149243
Local pid:
ora:2486
Deposit date:
2009-01-09

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP