Experimental production of pure single-photon states

Peter J. Mosley, Jeff S. Lundeen, Piotr Wasylczyk, Hendrik Coldenstrodt-Ronge, Christine Silberhorn, Ian A. Walmsley

Research output: Chapter or section in a book/report/conference proceedingChapter in a published conference proceeding


Parametric downconversion in KDP provides a method of producing heralded single photons in pure states. We present the theory behind this technique and our most recent experimental results.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528349, 9781557528346
Publication statusPublished - 2007
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 - Baltimore, MD, USA United States
Duration: 6 May 20076 May 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
Country/TerritoryUSA United States
CityBaltimore, MD

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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