Eliminating frequency and space-time entanglement in multi-photon states

  • W. P. Grice
  • A. B. U’Ren
  • I. A. Walmsley
Conference paper

Abstract

Visibility in interference experiments involving photon pairs from separate down-conversion events is reduced when these pairs are frequency-entangled. We present a method for eliminating the entanglement at the source, making pre-detection spectral filters unnecessary.

OCIS codes

(999.9999) Ultrafast quantum optics (270.1670) Coherent opticaleffects 

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. P. Grice
    • 1
  • A. B. U’Ren
    • 2
  • I. A. Walmsley
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Engineering Science Advanced ResearchOak Ridge National LaboratoryOak Ridge
  2. 2.The Institute of OpticsUniversity of RochesterRochester

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