Quantum-state-preserving optical pulse reshaping and multiplexing by four-wave mixing in a fiber

C. J. McKinstrie, Lasse Mejling Andersen, Karsten Rottwitt, M. G. Raymer

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Abstract

Nondegenerate four-wave mixing driven by two pulsed pumps transfers the quantum state of an input signal pulse to an output idler pulse, which is a frequency-translated and reshaped version of the signal. By varying the pump shapes appropriately, one can connect signal and idler pulses with arbitrary durations and shapes. This process enables a variety of functions required by quantum information networks.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO Technical Digest
Number of pages2
PublisherOptical Society of America
Publication date2012
PagesJW4A.117
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 2012) - San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 6 May 201211 May 2012
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Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 2012)
Location San Jose Convention Center
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period06/05/201211/05/2012
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McKinstrie, C. J., Andersen, L. M., Rottwitt, K., & Raymer, M. G. (2012). Quantum-state-preserving optical pulse reshaping and multiplexing by four-wave mixing in a fiber. In CLEO Technical Digest (pp. JW4A.117). Optical Society of America.