Atom-mediated spontaneous parametric down-conversion using evanescent modes in nonlinear periodicwaveguides

Sina Saravi, Alexander N. Poddubny, Thomas Pertsch, Frank Setzpfandt, Andrey A. Sukhorukov

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Relying on the bandgap modes of a nonlinear periodic waveguide, we propose the concept of atom-mediated spontaneous parametric down-conversion, where photon-pairs are only generated with a single 2-level emitter present, creating a heralded excitation mechanism.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2018
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2018 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 13 May 201818 May 2018

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F93-CLEO_QELS 2018


ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2018
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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