Photon-phonon pair correlations in sapphire

Kai Shinbrough, Bin Fang, Yanting Teng, Offir Cohen, Virginia O. Lorenz

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


We measure the quantum-state purity of Raman-scattered photons from sapphire, achieving a purity of 1.00 ± 0.03 and quantitative agreement with a new theoretical model of photon-phonon correlations that includes dispersion and finite excitation lifetime.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2018
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580460
StatePublished - 2018
EventFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2018 - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: Sep 16 2018Sep 20 2018

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F114-FIO 2018
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2018
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWashington, DC

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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