Photon pair generation in birefringent fiber: A route to better photons

Jeff S. Lundeen, Offir Cohen, Pierre Mahou, Brian J. Smith, Ian A. Walmsley

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We show that birefringent waveguides, such as optical fibers, allow us to produce photons with desired spectral and spatial characteristics. Tailoring these characteristics is crucial for high-fidelity operation of waveguide quantum logic gates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528780
StatePublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Oct 11 2009Oct 15 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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