Quantum optical waveform conversion

Kielpinski, D., Corney, J. F. and Wiseman, H. M. (2011) Quantum optical waveform conversion. Physical Review Letters, 106 13: . doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.130501

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Author Kielpinski, D.
Corney, J. F.
Wiseman, H. M.
Title Quantum optical waveform conversion
Journal name Physical Review Letters   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0031-9007
1079-7114
Publication date 2011-03-29
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.130501
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
Volume 106
Issue 13
Total pages 4
Place of publication College Park, MD, United States
Publisher American Physical Society
Collection year 2012
Language eng
Abstract Proposals for long-distance quantum communication rely on the entanglement of matter-based quantum nodes through optical communications channels, but the entangling light pulses have poor temporal behavior in current experiments. Here we show that nonlinear mixing of a quantum light pulse with a spectrally tailored classical field can compress the quantum pulse by more than a factor of 100 and flexibly reshape its temporal waveform while preserving all quantum properties, including entanglement. Our scheme paves the way for quantum communication at the full data rate of optical telecommunications.
Keyword Frequency up-conversion
Periodically poled Linbo3
Single photon detection
Light
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Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: School of Mathematics and Physics
Official 2012 Collection
 
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