Temporal shaping of a heralded single-photon wave packet

So Young Baek, Osung Kwon, Yoon Ho Kim

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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate temporal shaping of a heralded single-photon wave packet, prepared by conditional measurement of the idler photon of the entangled photon pair in the process of spontaneous parametric down-conversion. The heralded single-photon wave packet for the signal photon, after being tailored with the help of chirp broadening and interference effects, was observed directly by measuring the time-correlated single-photon-counting histogram. We also demonstrate remote control of the temporal shaping effect by spectral filtering of the idler photon.

Original languageEnglish
Article number013829
JournalPhysical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Volume77
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jan 25
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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