Controllable frequency entanglement via auto-phase-matched spontaneous parametric down-conversion
Walton, Z. D.
Booth, M. C.
Sergienko, A. V.
Saleh, B. E.A.
Teich, M. C.
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Citation (published version)Z. D. Walton, M. C. Booth, A. V. Sergienko, B. E.A. Saleh, M. C. Teich. 2003. "Controllable frequency entanglement via auto-phase-matched spontaneous parametric down-conversion." Physical Review A, v. 67, Issue 5, pp. 1-5.
A method for generating entangled photons with controllable frequency correlation via spontaneous parametric down-conversion (SPDC) is presented. The method entails initiating counterpropagating SPDC in a single-mode nonlinear waveguide by pumping with a pulsed beam perpendicular to the waveguide. The method offers several advantages over other schemes, including the ability to generate frequency-correlated photon pairs regardless of the dispersion characteristics of the system.