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Chin. Opt. Lett.
 Home  List of Issues    Issue 09 , Vol. 15 , 2017    10.3788/COL201715.092703

Generation of temporal multimode squeezed states of femtosecond pulse light
Chihua Zhou1;2, Changchun Zhang1;2, Hongbo Liu1;2, Kui Liu1;2, Hengxin Sun1;2, and Jiangrui Gao1;2
1 State Key Laboratory of Quantum Optics and Quantum Optics Devices, Institute of Opto-Electronics, [Shanxi University], Taiyuan 030006, China
2 Collaborative Innovation Center of Extreme Optics, [Shanxi University], Taiyuan 030006, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2017, 15(09): pp.092703

Topic:Quantum optics
Keywords(OCIS Code): 270.6570  190.7110  270.5585  

Nonclassical optical frequency combs play essential roles in quantum computation in the continuous variable regime. In this work, we generate multimode nonclassical frequency comb states using a degenerate type-I synchronously pumped optical parametric oscillator and directly observe the squeezing of the leading five temporal modes of femtosecond pulsed light. The overlapping spectra of these modes mean that the temporal modes are suitable for use in real-world quantum information applications.

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Get Citation: Chihua Zhou, Changchun Zhang, Hongbo Liu, Kui Liu, Hengxin Sun, and Jiangrui Gao, "Generation of temporal multimode squeezed states of femtosecond pulse light," Chin. Opt. Lett. 15(09), 092703(2017)

Note: This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 91536222, 61405108, and 11604189), the Ministry of Science and Technology of China (MOST) (No. 2016YFA0301404), the NSFC Project for Excellent Research Team (No. 61121064), and the University Science and Technology Innovation Project in Shanxi Province (No. 2015103).


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