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Electron-Photon Manipulation with Sub-Poissonian Semiconductor Junction Arrays

  • P. J. Edwards
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 77)

Abstract

Laboratory investigations have demonstrated the relative ease with which sub-Poissonian light may be generated by semiconductor junction laser and light-emitting diodes. A wide variety of electron — photon manipulations is possible with electrically and optically coupled arrays of sub-Poissonian semiconductor light emitters and receivers. We discuss systems capable of performing, inter alia, multiple sub-Poissonian noise-correlated beam generation; low noise photon number amplification, beam splitting and tapping; “QND-like” photon number measurement, low noise optoelectronic amplification; and sub-shot noise interferometry.

Keywords

Shot Noise Photon Number Noise Suppression Fano Factor Junction Diode 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. J. Edwards
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  1. 1.Quantum Electronics Group, Faculty of Information Sciences and EngineeringUniversity of CanberraBelconnenAustralia

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