Theory of scattering loss during spontaneous parametric downconversion in waveguides

L. G. Helt, J. E. Sipe, M. J. Seel

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We consider simultaneous SPDC and scattering loss in waveguides by coupling waveguide modes to a reservoir. We calculate that a reduction in pair generation efficiency can be accompanied by an increase in heralded photon purity.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO 2014
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science : Technical Digest
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529992
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (2014) - San Jose, United States
Duration: 8 Jun 201413 Jun 2014


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (2014)
Abbreviated titleCLEO: 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose


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