Synchronized spontaneous downconversion supplies scalable single-photon sources

P. G. Kwiat, F. Kaneda, F. Bergmann, M. Victora

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


Very efficient sources of pure single photons can be realized by combining optimized, heralded nondeterministic photon sources with spatial or temporal multiplexing. Low-loss synchronization elements can further enhance scalability, enabling various multi-photon quantum information applications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2017
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580279
StatePublished - 2017
EventCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2017 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 14 2017May 19 2017

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F43-CLEO_AT 2017
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose


  • Nonlinear optics: 190.4975 parametric processes
  • Quantum optics: 270.5290 photon statistics
  • Quantum optics: 270.5585 quantum information and processing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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