Highly nonclassical photon statistics in parametric down-conversions

Edo Waks, Barry C. Sanders, Eleni Diamanti, Yoshihisa Yamamoto

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    We use photon counters to obtain the joint photon-counting statistics from twin-beam nondegenerate parametric down-conversion, and we demonstrate directly, and with no auxiliary assumptions, that these twin beams are nonclassical.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)033814-1-033814-4
    Number of pages4
    JournalPhysical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2006

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    Copyright 2006 by The American Physical Society. Reprinted from Physical review A.


    • photon counting
    • nonlinear optics


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