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.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|
Bibliographical noteCopyright 2006 by The American Physical Society. Reprinted from Physical review A.
- photon counting
- nonlinear optics
Waks, E., Sanders, B. C., Diamanti, E., & Yamamoto, Y. (2006). Highly nonclassical photon statistics in parametric down-conversions. Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, 73(3), 033814-1-033814-4. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.73.033814