Abstract

We demonstrate a wavelength-tunable, fiber-coupled source of polarization- entangled photons with extremely high spectral brightness and quality of entanglement. Using a 25 mm PPKTP crystal inside a polarization Sagnac interferometer we detect a spectral brightness of 273000 pairs (s mW nm)−1, a factor of 28 better than comparable previous sources while state tomography showed the two-photon state to have a tangle of T = 0.987. This improvement was achieved by use of a long crystal, careful selection of focusing parameters and single-mode fiber coupling. We demonstrate that, due to the particular geometry of the setup, the signal and idler wavelengths can be tuned over a wide range without loss of entanglement.

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2007 (6)

2006 (2)

T. Kim, M. Fiorentino, and F. N. C. Wong, "Phase-stable source of polarization-entangled photons using a polarization Sagnac interferometer," Phys. Rev. A 73, 012316 (2006).
[CrossRef]

F. N. C. Wong, J. H. Shapiro, and T. Kim, "Efficient generation of polarization-entangled photons in a nonlinear crystal," Laser Physics,  16, 1517-1524, (2006).
[CrossRef]

2005 (5)

C. Z. Peng, T. Yang, X. H. Bao, J. Zhang, X. M. Jin, F. Y. Feng, B. Yang, J. Yang, J. Yin, Q. Zhang, N. Li, B. L. Tian, and J. W. Pan, "Experimental free-space distribution of entangled photon pairs over 13km: towards satellite-based global quantum communication," Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 150501 (2005).
[CrossRef]

F. König, E. J. Mason, F. N. C. Wong, and M. A. Albota, "Efficient and spectrally bright source of polarization-entangled photons," Phys. Rev. A 71, 033805 (2005).
[CrossRef]

M. Fiorentino, C. E. Kuklewicz, and F. Wong, "Source of polarization entanglement in a single periodically poled KTiOPO4 crystal with overlapping emission cones," Opt. Express 13, 1, 127-135 (2005).
[CrossRef]

K. J. Resch, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, H. R. Boehm, A. Fedrizzi, C. Kurtsiefer, A. Poppe, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, M. Taraba, R. Ursin, P. Walther, H. Weier, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Distributing entanglement and single photons through an intra-city, free-space quantum channel," Opt. Express 13, 1, 202-209 (2005).
[CrossRef]

D. Ljunggren and M. Tengner, "Optimal focusing for maximal collection of entangled narrow-band photon pairs into single-mode fibers," Phys. Rev. A 72, 062301 (2005).
[CrossRef]

2004 (7)

M. Pelton, P. Marsden, D. Ljunggren, M. Tengner, A. Karlsson, A. Fragemann, C. Canalias, and F. Laurell, "Bright, single-spatial-mode source of frequency non-degenerate, polarization-entangled photon pairs using periodically poled KTP," Opt. Express 12, 3573-3580 (2004).
[CrossRef]

D. N. Matsukevich and A. Kuzmich, "Quantum state transfer between matter and light," Science 306, 663-666 (2004).
[CrossRef]

B. Julsgaard, J. Sherson, I. Cirac, J. Fiurasek, and E. S. Polzik, "Experimental demonstration of quantum memory for light," Nature (London) 432, 482-486 (2004).
[CrossRef]

C. E. Kuklewicz, M. Fiorentino, G. Messin, F. N. C. Wong, and J. H. Shapiro, "High-flux source of polarization-entangled photons from a periodically poled KTiOPO4 parametric down-converter," Phys. Rev. A 69, 013807 (2004).
[CrossRef]

P. G. Kwiat, P. H. Eberhard, A. M. Steinberg, and R. Y. Chiao, "Proposal for a loophole-free Bell inequality experiment," Phys. Rev. A 49, 3209-3220 (2004).

M. Fiorentino, G. Messin, C. E. Kuklewicz, F. N. C. Wong, and J. H. Shapiro, "Generation of ultrabright tunable polarization entanglement without spatial, spectral, or temporal constraints," Phys. Rev. A 69, 041801 (2004).
[CrossRef]

B. S. Shi and A. Tomita, "Generation of a pulsed polarization entangled photon pair using a Sagnac interferometer," Phys. Rev. A 69, 013803 (2004).
[CrossRef]

2003 (2)

S. Emanueli and A. Arie, "Temperature-dependent dispersion equations for KTiOPO4 and KTiOAsO4," Appl. Opt. 42, 6661-6665, (2003).
[CrossRef]

F. A. Bovino, P. Varisco, M. A. Colla, G. Castagnoli, G. Di Giuseppe, and A. V. Sergienko, "Effective fibercoupling of entangled photons for quantum communication," Opt. Commun. 227, 343-348 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2002 (1)

K. Kato and E. Takaoka, "Sellmeier and thermo-optic formulas for KTP," Appl. Opt. 41, 50405044 (2002).

2001 (3)

D. F. V. James, P. G. Kwiat, W. J. Munro, and A. G. White, "Measurement of qubits," Phys. Rev. A 64, 052312 (2001).
[CrossRef]

C. Kurtsiefer, M. Oberparleitner, and H. Weinfurter, "High-efficiency entangled photon pair collection in type-II parametric fluorescence," Phys. Rev. A 64, 023802 (2001).
[CrossRef]

E. Knill, R. Laflamme, and G. J. Milburn, "A scheme for efficient quantum computation with linear optics," Nature (London) 409, 46-52 (2001).
[CrossRef]

2000 (2)

T. Jennewein, C. Simon, G. Weihs, H. Weinurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Quantum cryptography with entangled photons," Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 4729-4732 (2000).
[CrossRef]

V. Coffman, J. Kundu, and W. K. Wootters, "Distributed entanglement," Phys. Rev. A 61, 052306 (2000).
[CrossRef]

1997 (1)

D. Bouwmeester, J. W. Pan, K. Mattle, M. Eibl, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Experimental quantum teleportation," Nature (London) 390, 575-579 (1997).
[CrossRef]

1995 (1)

P. G. Kwiat, K. Mattle, H. Weinfurter, A. Zeilinger, A. V. Sergienko, and Y. Shih, "New high-intensity source of polarization-entangled photon pairs," Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 4337-4341 (1995).
[CrossRef]

1994 (1)

M. H. Rubin, D. N. Klyshko, Y. H. Shi, and A. V. Sergienko, "Theory of two-photon entanglement in Type-II optical parametric down-conversion," Phys. Rev. A 50, 5122-5233 (1994).
[CrossRef]

1993 (1)

C. H. Bennett, G. Brassard, C. Crépeau, R. Jozsa, A. Peres, and W. K. Wootters, "Teleporting an unknown quantum state via dual classical and Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen channels," Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, 1895-1899 (1993).
[CrossRef]

1991 (1)

A. K. Ekert, "Quantum cryptography based on Bells theorem," Phys. Rev. Lett. 67, 661-663 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Albota, M. A.

F. König, E. J. Mason, F. N. C. Wong, and M. A. Albota, "Efficient and spectrally bright source of polarization-entangled photons," Phys. Rev. A 71, 033805 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Arie, A.

Aspelmeyer, M.

S. Gröblacher, T. Paterek, R. Kaltenbaek, C. Brukner, M. Zukowski, M. Aspelmeyer, and A. Zeilinger, "An experimental test of non-local realism," Nature (London) 446, 871-875, (2007).
[CrossRef]

Bao, X. H.

C. Z. Peng, T. Yang, X. H. Bao, J. Zhang, X. M. Jin, F. Y. Feng, B. Yang, J. Yang, J. Yin, Q. Zhang, N. Li, B. L. Tian, and J. W. Pan, "Experimental free-space distribution of entangled photon pairs over 13km: towards satellite-based global quantum communication," Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 150501 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Beausoleil, R. G.

Bennett, C. H.

C. H. Bennett, G. Brassard, C. Crépeau, R. Jozsa, A. Peres, and W. K. Wootters, "Teleporting an unknown quantum state via dual classical and Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen channels," Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, 1895-1899 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Blauensteiner, B.

Boehm, H. R.

Bouwmeester, D.

D. Bouwmeester, J. W. Pan, K. Mattle, M. Eibl, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Experimental quantum teleportation," Nature (London) 390, 575-579 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Bovino, F. A.

F. A. Bovino, P. Varisco, M. A. Colla, G. Castagnoli, G. Di Giuseppe, and A. V. Sergienko, "Effective fibercoupling of entangled photons for quantum communication," Opt. Commun. 227, 343-348 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Brassard, G.

C. H. Bennett, G. Brassard, C. Crépeau, R. Jozsa, A. Peres, and W. K. Wootters, "Teleporting an unknown quantum state via dual classical and Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen channels," Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, 1895-1899 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Brukner, C.

S. Gröblacher, T. Paterek, R. Kaltenbaek, C. Brukner, M. Zukowski, M. Aspelmeyer, and A. Zeilinger, "An experimental test of non-local realism," Nature (London) 446, 871-875, (2007).
[CrossRef]

Canalias, C.

Castagnoli, G.

F. A. Bovino, P. Varisco, M. A. Colla, G. Castagnoli, G. Di Giuseppe, and A. V. Sergienko, "Effective fibercoupling of entangled photons for quantum communication," Opt. Commun. 227, 343-348 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Chiao, R. Y.

P. G. Kwiat, P. H. Eberhard, A. M. Steinberg, and R. Y. Chiao, "Proposal for a loophole-free Bell inequality experiment," Phys. Rev. A 49, 3209-3220 (2004).

Cirac, I.

B. Julsgaard, J. Sherson, I. Cirac, J. Fiurasek, and E. S. Polzik, "Experimental demonstration of quantum memory for light," Nature (London) 432, 482-486 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Coffman, V.

V. Coffman, J. Kundu, and W. K. Wootters, "Distributed entanglement," Phys. Rev. A 61, 052306 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Colla, M. A.

F. A. Bovino, P. Varisco, M. A. Colla, G. Castagnoli, G. Di Giuseppe, and A. V. Sergienko, "Effective fibercoupling of entangled photons for quantum communication," Opt. Commun. 227, 343-348 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Crépeau, C.

C. H. Bennett, G. Brassard, C. Crépeau, R. Jozsa, A. Peres, and W. K. Wootters, "Teleporting an unknown quantum state via dual classical and Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen channels," Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, 1895-1899 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Di Giuseppe, G.

F. A. Bovino, P. Varisco, M. A. Colla, G. Castagnoli, G. Di Giuseppe, and A. V. Sergienko, "Effective fibercoupling of entangled photons for quantum communication," Opt. Commun. 227, 343-348 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Eberhard, P. H.

P. G. Kwiat, P. H. Eberhard, A. M. Steinberg, and R. Y. Chiao, "Proposal for a loophole-free Bell inequality experiment," Phys. Rev. A 49, 3209-3220 (2004).

Eibl, M.

D. Bouwmeester, J. W. Pan, K. Mattle, M. Eibl, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Experimental quantum teleportation," Nature (London) 390, 575-579 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Ekert, A. K.

A. K. Ekert, "Quantum cryptography based on Bells theorem," Phys. Rev. Lett. 67, 661-663 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Emanueli, S.

Fan, J.

Fedrizzi, A.

Feng, F. Y.

C. Z. Peng, T. Yang, X. H. Bao, J. Zhang, X. M. Jin, F. Y. Feng, B. Yang, J. Yang, J. Yin, Q. Zhang, N. Li, B. L. Tian, and J. W. Pan, "Experimental free-space distribution of entangled photon pairs over 13km: towards satellite-based global quantum communication," Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 150501 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Fiorentino, M.

S. M. Spillane, M. Fiorentino, and R. G. Beausoleil, "Spontaneous parametric down conversion in a nanophotonic waveguide," Opt. Express 15, 8770-8780, (2007).
[CrossRef]

T. Kim, M. Fiorentino, and F. N. C. Wong, "Phase-stable source of polarization-entangled photons using a polarization Sagnac interferometer," Phys. Rev. A 73, 012316 (2006).
[CrossRef]

M. Fiorentino, C. E. Kuklewicz, and F. Wong, "Source of polarization entanglement in a single periodically poled KTiOPO4 crystal with overlapping emission cones," Opt. Express 13, 1, 127-135 (2005).
[CrossRef]

C. E. Kuklewicz, M. Fiorentino, G. Messin, F. N. C. Wong, and J. H. Shapiro, "High-flux source of polarization-entangled photons from a periodically poled KTiOPO4 parametric down-converter," Phys. Rev. A 69, 013807 (2004).
[CrossRef]

M. Fiorentino, G. Messin, C. E. Kuklewicz, F. N. C. Wong, and J. H. Shapiro, "Generation of ultrabright tunable polarization entanglement without spatial, spectral, or temporal constraints," Phys. Rev. A 69, 041801 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Fiurasek, J.

B. Julsgaard, J. Sherson, I. Cirac, J. Fiurasek, and E. S. Polzik, "Experimental demonstration of quantum memory for light," Nature (London) 432, 482-486 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Fragemann, A.

Gröblacher, S.

S. Gröblacher, T. Paterek, R. Kaltenbaek, C. Brukner, M. Zukowski, M. Aspelmeyer, and A. Zeilinger, "An experimental test of non-local realism," Nature (London) 446, 871-875, (2007).
[CrossRef]

Hadfield, R. H.

Hübel, H.

James, D. F. V.

D. F. V. James, P. G. Kwiat, W. J. Munro, and A. G. White, "Measurement of qubits," Phys. Rev. A 64, 052312 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Jennewein, T.

R. Ursin, F. Tiefenbacher, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, H. Weier, T. Scheidl, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, T. Jennewein, J. Perdigues, P. Trojek, B. ¨ Omer, M. F¨urst, M. Meyenburg, J. Rarity, Z. Sodnik, C. Barbieri, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Entanglement-based quantum communication over 144km," Nature Physics 3, 481-486 (2007).
[CrossRef]

T. Jennewein, C. Simon, G. Weihs, H. Weinurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Quantum cryptography with entangled photons," Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 4729-4732 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Jin, X. M.

C. Z. Peng, T. Yang, X. H. Bao, J. Zhang, X. M. Jin, F. Y. Feng, B. Yang, J. Yang, J. Yin, Q. Zhang, N. Li, B. L. Tian, and J. W. Pan, "Experimental free-space distribution of entangled photon pairs over 13km: towards satellite-based global quantum communication," Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 150501 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Jozsa, R.

C. H. Bennett, G. Brassard, C. Crépeau, R. Jozsa, A. Peres, and W. K. Wootters, "Teleporting an unknown quantum state via dual classical and Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen channels," Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, 1895-1899 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Julsgaard, B.

B. Julsgaard, J. Sherson, I. Cirac, J. Fiurasek, and E. S. Polzik, "Experimental demonstration of quantum memory for light," Nature (London) 432, 482-486 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Kaltenbaek, R.

S. Gröblacher, T. Paterek, R. Kaltenbaek, C. Brukner, M. Zukowski, M. Aspelmeyer, and A. Zeilinger, "An experimental test of non-local realism," Nature (London) 446, 871-875, (2007).
[CrossRef]

Karlsson, A.

Kato, K.

K. Kato and E. Takaoka, "Sellmeier and thermo-optic formulas for KTP," Appl. Opt. 41, 50405044 (2002).

Kim, T.

T. Kim, M. Fiorentino, and F. N. C. Wong, "Phase-stable source of polarization-entangled photons using a polarization Sagnac interferometer," Phys. Rev. A 73, 012316 (2006).
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F. N. C. Wong, J. H. Shapiro, and T. Kim, "Efficient generation of polarization-entangled photons in a nonlinear crystal," Laser Physics,  16, 1517-1524, (2006).
[CrossRef]

Klyshko, D. N.

M. H. Rubin, D. N. Klyshko, Y. H. Shi, and A. V. Sergienko, "Theory of two-photon entanglement in Type-II optical parametric down-conversion," Phys. Rev. A 50, 5122-5233 (1994).
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E. Knill, R. Laflamme, and G. J. Milburn, "A scheme for efficient quantum computation with linear optics," Nature (London) 409, 46-52 (2001).
[CrossRef]

König, F.

F. König, E. J. Mason, F. N. C. Wong, and M. A. Albota, "Efficient and spectrally bright source of polarization-entangled photons," Phys. Rev. A 71, 033805 (2005).
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M. Fiorentino, C. E. Kuklewicz, and F. Wong, "Source of polarization entanglement in a single periodically poled KTiOPO4 crystal with overlapping emission cones," Opt. Express 13, 1, 127-135 (2005).
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M. Fiorentino, G. Messin, C. E. Kuklewicz, F. N. C. Wong, and J. H. Shapiro, "Generation of ultrabright tunable polarization entanglement without spatial, spectral, or temporal constraints," Phys. Rev. A 69, 041801 (2004).
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Kundu, J.

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P. G. Kwiat, P. H. Eberhard, A. M. Steinberg, and R. Y. Chiao, "Proposal for a loophole-free Bell inequality experiment," Phys. Rev. A 49, 3209-3220 (2004).

D. F. V. James, P. G. Kwiat, W. J. Munro, and A. G. White, "Measurement of qubits," Phys. Rev. A 64, 052312 (2001).
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P. G. Kwiat, K. Mattle, H. Weinfurter, A. Zeilinger, A. V. Sergienko, and Y. Shih, "New high-intensity source of polarization-entangled photon pairs," Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 4337-4341 (1995).
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E. Knill, R. Laflamme, and G. J. Milburn, "A scheme for efficient quantum computation with linear optics," Nature (London) 409, 46-52 (2001).
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Lederer, T.

Lee, K. F.

Li, N.

C. Z. Peng, T. Yang, X. H. Bao, J. Zhang, X. M. Jin, F. Y. Feng, B. Yang, J. Yang, J. Yin, Q. Zhang, N. Li, B. L. Tian, and J. W. Pan, "Experimental free-space distribution of entangled photon pairs over 13km: towards satellite-based global quantum communication," Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 150501 (2005).
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Lindenthal, M.

R. Ursin, F. Tiefenbacher, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, H. Weier, T. Scheidl, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, T. Jennewein, J. Perdigues, P. Trojek, B. ¨ Omer, M. F¨urst, M. Meyenburg, J. Rarity, Z. Sodnik, C. Barbieri, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Entanglement-based quantum communication over 144km," Nature Physics 3, 481-486 (2007).
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K. J. Resch, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, H. R. Boehm, A. Fedrizzi, C. Kurtsiefer, A. Poppe, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, M. Taraba, R. Ursin, P. Walther, H. Weier, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Distributing entanglement and single photons through an intra-city, free-space quantum channel," Opt. Express 13, 1, 202-209 (2005).
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Lorünser, T.

Marsden, P.

Mason, E. J.

F. König, E. J. Mason, F. N. C. Wong, and M. A. Albota, "Efficient and spectrally bright source of polarization-entangled photons," Phys. Rev. A 71, 033805 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Matsukevich, D. N.

D. N. Matsukevich and A. Kuzmich, "Quantum state transfer between matter and light," Science 306, 663-666 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Mattle, K.

D. Bouwmeester, J. W. Pan, K. Mattle, M. Eibl, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Experimental quantum teleportation," Nature (London) 390, 575-579 (1997).
[CrossRef]

P. G. Kwiat, K. Mattle, H. Weinfurter, A. Zeilinger, A. V. Sergienko, and Y. Shih, "New high-intensity source of polarization-entangled photon pairs," Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 4337-4341 (1995).
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Medic, M.

Messin, G.

M. Fiorentino, G. Messin, C. E. Kuklewicz, F. N. C. Wong, and J. H. Shapiro, "Generation of ultrabright tunable polarization entanglement without spatial, spectral, or temporal constraints," Phys. Rev. A 69, 041801 (2004).
[CrossRef]

C. E. Kuklewicz, M. Fiorentino, G. Messin, F. N. C. Wong, and J. H. Shapiro, "High-flux source of polarization-entangled photons from a periodically poled KTiOPO4 parametric down-converter," Phys. Rev. A 69, 013807 (2004).
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Migdall, A.

Milburn, G. J.

E. Knill, R. Laflamme, and G. J. Milburn, "A scheme for efficient quantum computation with linear optics," Nature (London) 409, 46-52 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Munro, W. J.

D. F. V. James, P. G. Kwiat, W. J. Munro, and A. G. White, "Measurement of qubits," Phys. Rev. A 64, 052312 (2001).
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Nam, S. W.

Oberparleitner, M.

C. Kurtsiefer, M. Oberparleitner, and H. Weinfurter, "High-efficiency entangled photon pair collection in type-II parametric fluorescence," Phys. Rev. A 64, 023802 (2001).
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Pan, J. W.

C. Z. Peng, T. Yang, X. H. Bao, J. Zhang, X. M. Jin, F. Y. Feng, B. Yang, J. Yang, J. Yin, Q. Zhang, N. Li, B. L. Tian, and J. W. Pan, "Experimental free-space distribution of entangled photon pairs over 13km: towards satellite-based global quantum communication," Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 150501 (2005).
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D. Bouwmeester, J. W. Pan, K. Mattle, M. Eibl, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Experimental quantum teleportation," Nature (London) 390, 575-579 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Paterek, T.

S. Gröblacher, T. Paterek, R. Kaltenbaek, C. Brukner, M. Zukowski, M. Aspelmeyer, and A. Zeilinger, "An experimental test of non-local realism," Nature (London) 446, 871-875, (2007).
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Pelton, M.

Peng, C. Z.

C. Z. Peng, T. Yang, X. H. Bao, J. Zhang, X. M. Jin, F. Y. Feng, B. Yang, J. Yang, J. Yin, Q. Zhang, N. Li, B. L. Tian, and J. W. Pan, "Experimental free-space distribution of entangled photon pairs over 13km: towards satellite-based global quantum communication," Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 150501 (2005).
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Perdigues, J.

R. Ursin, F. Tiefenbacher, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, H. Weier, T. Scheidl, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, T. Jennewein, J. Perdigues, P. Trojek, B. ¨ Omer, M. F¨urst, M. Meyenburg, J. Rarity, Z. Sodnik, C. Barbieri, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Entanglement-based quantum communication over 144km," Nature Physics 3, 481-486 (2007).
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Peres, A.

C. H. Bennett, G. Brassard, C. Crépeau, R. Jozsa, A. Peres, and W. K. Wootters, "Teleporting an unknown quantum state via dual classical and Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen channels," Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, 1895-1899 (1993).
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Polzik, E. S.

B. Julsgaard, J. Sherson, I. Cirac, J. Fiurasek, and E. S. Polzik, "Experimental demonstration of quantum memory for light," Nature (London) 432, 482-486 (2004).
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Poppe, A.

Resch, K. J.

Rubin, M. H.

M. H. Rubin, D. N. Klyshko, Y. H. Shi, and A. V. Sergienko, "Theory of two-photon entanglement in Type-II optical parametric down-conversion," Phys. Rev. A 50, 5122-5233 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Scheidl, T.

R. Ursin, F. Tiefenbacher, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, H. Weier, T. Scheidl, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, T. Jennewein, J. Perdigues, P. Trojek, B. ¨ Omer, M. F¨urst, M. Meyenburg, J. Rarity, Z. Sodnik, C. Barbieri, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Entanglement-based quantum communication over 144km," Nature Physics 3, 481-486 (2007).
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Schmitt-Manderbach, T.

R. Ursin, F. Tiefenbacher, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, H. Weier, T. Scheidl, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, T. Jennewein, J. Perdigues, P. Trojek, B. ¨ Omer, M. F¨urst, M. Meyenburg, J. Rarity, Z. Sodnik, C. Barbieri, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Entanglement-based quantum communication over 144km," Nature Physics 3, 481-486 (2007).
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K. J. Resch, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, H. R. Boehm, A. Fedrizzi, C. Kurtsiefer, A. Poppe, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, M. Taraba, R. Ursin, P. Walther, H. Weier, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Distributing entanglement and single photons through an intra-city, free-space quantum channel," Opt. Express 13, 1, 202-209 (2005).
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Sergienko, A. V.

F. A. Bovino, P. Varisco, M. A. Colla, G. Castagnoli, G. Di Giuseppe, and A. V. Sergienko, "Effective fibercoupling of entangled photons for quantum communication," Opt. Commun. 227, 343-348 (2003).
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P. G. Kwiat, K. Mattle, H. Weinfurter, A. Zeilinger, A. V. Sergienko, and Y. Shih, "New high-intensity source of polarization-entangled photon pairs," Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 4337-4341 (1995).
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M. H. Rubin, D. N. Klyshko, Y. H. Shi, and A. V. Sergienko, "Theory of two-photon entanglement in Type-II optical parametric down-conversion," Phys. Rev. A 50, 5122-5233 (1994).
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Shapiro, J. H.

F. N. C. Wong, J. H. Shapiro, and T. Kim, "Efficient generation of polarization-entangled photons in a nonlinear crystal," Laser Physics,  16, 1517-1524, (2006).
[CrossRef]

C. E. Kuklewicz, M. Fiorentino, G. Messin, F. N. C. Wong, and J. H. Shapiro, "High-flux source of polarization-entangled photons from a periodically poled KTiOPO4 parametric down-converter," Phys. Rev. A 69, 013807 (2004).
[CrossRef]

M. Fiorentino, G. Messin, C. E. Kuklewicz, F. N. C. Wong, and J. H. Shapiro, "Generation of ultrabright tunable polarization entanglement without spatial, spectral, or temporal constraints," Phys. Rev. A 69, 041801 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Sherson, J.

B. Julsgaard, J. Sherson, I. Cirac, J. Fiurasek, and E. S. Polzik, "Experimental demonstration of quantum memory for light," Nature (London) 432, 482-486 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Shi, B. S.

B. S. Shi and A. Tomita, "Generation of a pulsed polarization entangled photon pair using a Sagnac interferometer," Phys. Rev. A 69, 013803 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Shi, Y. H.

M. H. Rubin, D. N. Klyshko, Y. H. Shi, and A. V. Sergienko, "Theory of two-photon entanglement in Type-II optical parametric down-conversion," Phys. Rev. A 50, 5122-5233 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Shih, Y.

P. G. Kwiat, K. Mattle, H. Weinfurter, A. Zeilinger, A. V. Sergienko, and Y. Shih, "New high-intensity source of polarization-entangled photon pairs," Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 4337-4341 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Simon, C.

T. Jennewein, C. Simon, G. Weihs, H. Weinurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Quantum cryptography with entangled photons," Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 4729-4732 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Spillane, S. M.

Steinberg, A. M.

P. G. Kwiat, P. H. Eberhard, A. M. Steinberg, and R. Y. Chiao, "Proposal for a loophole-free Bell inequality experiment," Phys. Rev. A 49, 3209-3220 (2004).

Takaoka, E.

K. Kato and E. Takaoka, "Sellmeier and thermo-optic formulas for KTP," Appl. Opt. 41, 50405044 (2002).

Taraba, M.

Tengner, M.

Tian, B. L.

C. Z. Peng, T. Yang, X. H. Bao, J. Zhang, X. M. Jin, F. Y. Feng, B. Yang, J. Yang, J. Yin, Q. Zhang, N. Li, B. L. Tian, and J. W. Pan, "Experimental free-space distribution of entangled photon pairs over 13km: towards satellite-based global quantum communication," Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 150501 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Tiefenbacher, F.

R. Ursin, F. Tiefenbacher, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, H. Weier, T. Scheidl, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, T. Jennewein, J. Perdigues, P. Trojek, B. ¨ Omer, M. F¨urst, M. Meyenburg, J. Rarity, Z. Sodnik, C. Barbieri, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Entanglement-based quantum communication over 144km," Nature Physics 3, 481-486 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Tomita, A.

B. S. Shi and A. Tomita, "Generation of a pulsed polarization entangled photon pair using a Sagnac interferometer," Phys. Rev. A 69, 013803 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Trojek, P.

R. Ursin, F. Tiefenbacher, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, H. Weier, T. Scheidl, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, T. Jennewein, J. Perdigues, P. Trojek, B. ¨ Omer, M. F¨urst, M. Meyenburg, J. Rarity, Z. Sodnik, C. Barbieri, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Entanglement-based quantum communication over 144km," Nature Physics 3, 481-486 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Ursin, R.

R. Ursin, F. Tiefenbacher, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, H. Weier, T. Scheidl, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, T. Jennewein, J. Perdigues, P. Trojek, B. ¨ Omer, M. F¨urst, M. Meyenburg, J. Rarity, Z. Sodnik, C. Barbieri, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Entanglement-based quantum communication over 144km," Nature Physics 3, 481-486 (2007).
[CrossRef]

K. J. Resch, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, H. R. Boehm, A. Fedrizzi, C. Kurtsiefer, A. Poppe, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, M. Taraba, R. Ursin, P. Walther, H. Weier, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Distributing entanglement and single photons through an intra-city, free-space quantum channel," Opt. Express 13, 1, 202-209 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Vanner, M. R.

Varisco, P.

F. A. Bovino, P. Varisco, M. A. Colla, G. Castagnoli, G. Di Giuseppe, and A. V. Sergienko, "Effective fibercoupling of entangled photons for quantum communication," Opt. Commun. 227, 343-348 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Walther, P.

Weier, H.

R. Ursin, F. Tiefenbacher, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, H. Weier, T. Scheidl, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, T. Jennewein, J. Perdigues, P. Trojek, B. ¨ Omer, M. F¨urst, M. Meyenburg, J. Rarity, Z. Sodnik, C. Barbieri, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Entanglement-based quantum communication over 144km," Nature Physics 3, 481-486 (2007).
[CrossRef]

K. J. Resch, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, H. R. Boehm, A. Fedrizzi, C. Kurtsiefer, A. Poppe, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, M. Taraba, R. Ursin, P. Walther, H. Weier, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Distributing entanglement and single photons through an intra-city, free-space quantum channel," Opt. Express 13, 1, 202-209 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Weihs, G.

T. Jennewein, C. Simon, G. Weihs, H. Weinurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Quantum cryptography with entangled photons," Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 4729-4732 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Weinfurter, H.

K. J. Resch, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, H. R. Boehm, A. Fedrizzi, C. Kurtsiefer, A. Poppe, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, M. Taraba, R. Ursin, P. Walther, H. Weier, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Distributing entanglement and single photons through an intra-city, free-space quantum channel," Opt. Express 13, 1, 202-209 (2005).
[CrossRef]

C. Kurtsiefer, M. Oberparleitner, and H. Weinfurter, "High-efficiency entangled photon pair collection in type-II parametric fluorescence," Phys. Rev. A 64, 023802 (2001).
[CrossRef]

D. Bouwmeester, J. W. Pan, K. Mattle, M. Eibl, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Experimental quantum teleportation," Nature (London) 390, 575-579 (1997).
[CrossRef]

P. G. Kwiat, K. Mattle, H. Weinfurter, A. Zeilinger, A. V. Sergienko, and Y. Shih, "New high-intensity source of polarization-entangled photon pairs," Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 4337-4341 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Weinurter, H.

T. Jennewein, C. Simon, G. Weihs, H. Weinurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Quantum cryptography with entangled photons," Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 4729-4732 (2000).
[CrossRef]

White, A. G.

D. F. V. James, P. G. Kwiat, W. J. Munro, and A. G. White, "Measurement of qubits," Phys. Rev. A 64, 052312 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Wong, F.

Wong, F. N. C.

F. N. C. Wong, J. H. Shapiro, and T. Kim, "Efficient generation of polarization-entangled photons in a nonlinear crystal," Laser Physics,  16, 1517-1524, (2006).
[CrossRef]

T. Kim, M. Fiorentino, and F. N. C. Wong, "Phase-stable source of polarization-entangled photons using a polarization Sagnac interferometer," Phys. Rev. A 73, 012316 (2006).
[CrossRef]

F. König, E. J. Mason, F. N. C. Wong, and M. A. Albota, "Efficient and spectrally bright source of polarization-entangled photons," Phys. Rev. A 71, 033805 (2005).
[CrossRef]

C. E. Kuklewicz, M. Fiorentino, G. Messin, F. N. C. Wong, and J. H. Shapiro, "High-flux source of polarization-entangled photons from a periodically poled KTiOPO4 parametric down-converter," Phys. Rev. A 69, 013807 (2004).
[CrossRef]

M. Fiorentino, G. Messin, C. E. Kuklewicz, F. N. C. Wong, and J. H. Shapiro, "Generation of ultrabright tunable polarization entanglement without spatial, spectral, or temporal constraints," Phys. Rev. A 69, 041801 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Wootters, W. K.

V. Coffman, J. Kundu, and W. K. Wootters, "Distributed entanglement," Phys. Rev. A 61, 052306 (2000).
[CrossRef]

C. H. Bennett, G. Brassard, C. Crépeau, R. Jozsa, A. Peres, and W. K. Wootters, "Teleporting an unknown quantum state via dual classical and Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen channels," Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, 1895-1899 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Yang, B.

C. Z. Peng, T. Yang, X. H. Bao, J. Zhang, X. M. Jin, F. Y. Feng, B. Yang, J. Yang, J. Yin, Q. Zhang, N. Li, B. L. Tian, and J. W. Pan, "Experimental free-space distribution of entangled photon pairs over 13km: towards satellite-based global quantum communication," Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 150501 (2005).
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Yang, J.

C. Z. Peng, T. Yang, X. H. Bao, J. Zhang, X. M. Jin, F. Y. Feng, B. Yang, J. Yang, J. Yin, Q. Zhang, N. Li, B. L. Tian, and J. W. Pan, "Experimental free-space distribution of entangled photon pairs over 13km: towards satellite-based global quantum communication," Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 150501 (2005).
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Yang, T.

C. Z. Peng, T. Yang, X. H. Bao, J. Zhang, X. M. Jin, F. Y. Feng, B. Yang, J. Yang, J. Yin, Q. Zhang, N. Li, B. L. Tian, and J. W. Pan, "Experimental free-space distribution of entangled photon pairs over 13km: towards satellite-based global quantum communication," Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 150501 (2005).
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Yin, J.

C. Z. Peng, T. Yang, X. H. Bao, J. Zhang, X. M. Jin, F. Y. Feng, B. Yang, J. Yang, J. Yin, Q. Zhang, N. Li, B. L. Tian, and J. W. Pan, "Experimental free-space distribution of entangled photon pairs over 13km: towards satellite-based global quantum communication," Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 150501 (2005).
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Zeilinger, A.

H. Hübel, M. R. Vanner, T. Lederer, B. Blauensteiner, T. Lorünser, A. Poppe, and A. Zeilinger, "High-fidelity transmission of polarization encoded qubits from an entangled source over 100 km of fiber," Opt. Express 15, 7853-7862 (2007).
[CrossRef]

S. Gröblacher, T. Paterek, R. Kaltenbaek, C. Brukner, M. Zukowski, M. Aspelmeyer, and A. Zeilinger, "An experimental test of non-local realism," Nature (London) 446, 871-875, (2007).
[CrossRef]

K. J. Resch, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, H. R. Boehm, A. Fedrizzi, C. Kurtsiefer, A. Poppe, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, M. Taraba, R. Ursin, P. Walther, H. Weier, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Distributing entanglement and single photons through an intra-city, free-space quantum channel," Opt. Express 13, 1, 202-209 (2005).
[CrossRef]

T. Jennewein, C. Simon, G. Weihs, H. Weinurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Quantum cryptography with entangled photons," Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 4729-4732 (2000).
[CrossRef]

D. Bouwmeester, J. W. Pan, K. Mattle, M. Eibl, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, "Experimental quantum teleportation," Nature (London) 390, 575-579 (1997).
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