Direct experimental characterization of the Bose-Einstein distribution of spatial fluctuations of spontaneous parametric down-conversion

  • A. MossetEmail author
  • F. Devaux
  • G. Fanjoux
  • E. Lantz


We present, to the best of our knowledge, the first experimental demonstration by direct detection of the Bose-Einstein photon-number distribution of highly spatially multi-mode but temporally single mode spontaneous parametric down-conversion.


Stimulate Raman Scattering Quantum Noise Phase Match Condition Poissonian Noise Degeneracy Factor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Optique P.M. Duffieux, UMR 6603 du CNRSUniversité de Franche-ComtéBesançon CedexFrance

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