Abstract

We present an optical design where polarization-entangled photon pairs are generated within two β-Barium Borate crystals whose optical axes are parallel. This design increases the spatial mode overlap of the emitted photon pairs enhancing single mode collection without the need for additional spatial walk-off compensators. The observed photon pair rate is at least 65 000 pairs/s/mW with a quantum state fidelity of 99.53 ± 0.22% when pumped with an elliptical spatial profile.

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2017 (1)

J. Yin, Y. Cao, Y.-H. Li, S.-K. Liao, L. Zhang, J.-G. Ren, W.-Q. Cai, W.-Y. Liu, B. Li, H. Dai, G.-B. Li, Q.-M. Lu, Y.-H. Gong, Y. Xu, S.-L. Li, F.-Z. Li, Y.-Y. Yin, Z.-Q. Jiang, M. Li, J.-J. Jia, G. Ren, D. He, Y.-L. Zhou, X.-X. Zhang, N. Wang, X. Chang, Z.-C. Zhu, N.-L. Liu, Y.-A. Chen, C.-Y. Lu, R. Shu, C.-Z. Peng, J.-Y. Wang, and J.-W. Pan, “Satellite-based entanglement distribution over 1200 kilometers,” Science 356, 1140–1144 (2017).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2016 (2)

Z. Tang, R. Chandrasekara, Y. C. Tan, C. Cheng, L. Sha, G. C. Hiang, D. K. Oi, and A. Ling, “Generation and analysis of correlated pairs of photons aboard a nanosatellite,” Phys. Rev. Appl.  5, 054022 (2016).
[Crossref]

B. Septriani, J. A. Grieve, K. Durak, and A. Ling, “Supplement 1: Thick-crystal regime in photon pair sources,” Optica 3, 347 (2016)
[Crossref]

2015 (1)

C. Zhang, Y.-F. Huang, Z. Wang, B.-H. Liu, C.-F. Li, and G.-C. Guo, “Experimental Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger-type six-photon quantum nonlocality,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 260402 (2015).
[Crossref]

2014 (1)

2013 (1)

2012 (1)

2010 (1)

C. Wagenknecht, C.-M. Li, A. Reingruber, X.-H. Bao, A. Goebel, Y.-A. Chen, Q. Zhang, K. Chen, and J.-W. Pan, “Experimental demonstration of a heralded entanglement source,” Nat. Photonics 4, 549 (2010).
[Crossref]

2009 (1)

2008 (1)

P. Trojek and H. Weinfurter, “Collinear source of polarization-entangled photon pairs at nondegenerate wavelengths,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 211103 (2008).
[Crossref]

2007 (1)

R. Ursin, F. Tiefenbacher, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, H. Weier, T. Scheidl, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, T. Jennewein, J. Perdigues, P. Trojek, B. Ömer, M. Fürst, M. Meyenburg, J. Rarity, Z. Sodnik, C. Barbieri, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, “Entanglement-based quantum communication over 144 km,” Nat. Phys.  3, 481 (2007).
[Crossref]

2006 (2)

I. Marcikic, A. Lamas-Linares, and C. Kurtsiefer, “Free-space quantum key distribution with entangled photons,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 101122 (2006).
[Crossref]

T. Kim, M. Fiorentino, and F. N. Wong, “Phase-stable source of polarization-entangled photons using a polarization sagnac interferometer,” Phys. Rev. A 73, 012316 (2006).
[Crossref]

2001 (2)

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

H. S. Shi, G. Zhang, and H. Y. Shen, “Measurement of principal refractive indices and the thermal refractive index coefficients of yttrium vanadate,” J. Synth. Cryst. 30, 85–88 (2001).

2000 (2)

Y.-H. Kim, S. P. Kulik, and Y. Shih, “High-intensity pulsed source of space-time and polarization double-entangled photon pairs,” Phys. Rev. A 62, 011802 (2000).
[Crossref]

T. Jennewein, C. Simon, G. Weihs, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, “Quantum cryptography with entangled photons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 4729–4732 (2000).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

1999 (2)

P. G. Kwiat, E. Waks, A. G. White, I. Appelbaum, and P. H. Eberhard, “Ultrabright source of polarization-entangled photons,” Phys. Rev. A 60, R773 (1999).
[Crossref]

G. Ghosh, “Dispersion-equation coefficients for the refractive index and birefringence of calcite and quartz crystals,” Opt. Commun. 163, 95–102 (1999).
[Crossref]

1997 (2)

T. Freegarde, J. Coutts, J. Walz, D. Leibfried, and T. W. Hansch, “General analysis of type I second-harmonic generation with elliptical gaussian beams,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 2010 (1997).
[Crossref]

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

1995 (1)

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

1993 (1)

T. E. Kiess, Y. H. Shih, A. V. Sergienko, and C. O. Alley, “Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen-Bohm experiment using pairs of light quanta produced by type-II parametric down-conversion,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 71, 3893–3897 (1993).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

1987 (1)

D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, E. K. Graham, and A. Zalkin, “Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate,” J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968–1983 (1987).
[Crossref]

1984 (1)

1972 (1)

D. J. Kuizenga, “Optimum focusing conditions for parametric gain in crystals with double refraction,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 21, 570 (1972).
[Crossref]

1970 (1)

D. C. Burnham and D. L. Weinberg, “Observation of simultaneity in parametric production of optical photon pairs,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 25, 84 (1970).
[Crossref]

Alley, C. O.

T. E. Kiess, Y. H. Shih, A. V. Sergienko, and C. O. Alley, “Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen-Bohm experiment using pairs of light quanta produced by type-II parametric down-conversion,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 71, 3893–3897 (1993).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Appelbaum, I.

P. G. Kwiat, E. Waks, A. G. White, I. Appelbaum, and P. H. Eberhard, “Ultrabright source of polarization-entangled photons,” Phys. Rev. A 60, R773 (1999).
[Crossref]

Bao, X.-H.

C. Wagenknecht, C.-M. Li, A. Reingruber, X.-H. Bao, A. Goebel, Y.-A. Chen, Q. Zhang, K. Chen, and J.-W. Pan, “Experimental demonstration of a heralded entanglement source,” Nat. Photonics 4, 549 (2010).
[Crossref]

Barbieri, C.

R. Ursin, F. Tiefenbacher, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, H. Weier, T. Scheidl, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, T. Jennewein, J. Perdigues, P. Trojek, B. Ömer, M. Fürst, M. Meyenburg, J. Rarity, Z. Sodnik, C. Barbieri, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, “Entanglement-based quantum communication over 144 km,” Nat. Phys.  3, 481 (2007).
[Crossref]

Blauensteiner, B.

R. Ursin, F. Tiefenbacher, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, H. Weier, T. Scheidl, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, T. Jennewein, J. Perdigues, P. Trojek, B. Ömer, M. Fürst, M. Meyenburg, J. Rarity, Z. Sodnik, C. Barbieri, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, “Entanglement-based quantum communication over 144 km,” Nat. Phys.  3, 481 (2007).
[Crossref]

Bouwmeester, D.

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

Burnham, D. C.

D. C. Burnham and D. L. Weinberg, “Observation of simultaneity in parametric production of optical photon pairs,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 25, 84 (1970).
[Crossref]

Cai, W.-Q.

J. Yin, Y. Cao, Y.-H. Li, S.-K. Liao, L. Zhang, J.-G. Ren, W.-Q. Cai, W.-Y. Liu, B. Li, H. Dai, G.-B. Li, Q.-M. Lu, Y.-H. Gong, Y. Xu, S.-L. Li, F.-Z. Li, Y.-Y. Yin, Z.-Q. Jiang, M. Li, J.-J. Jia, G. Ren, D. He, Y.-L. Zhou, X.-X. Zhang, N. Wang, X. Chang, Z.-C. Zhu, N.-L. Liu, Y.-A. Chen, C.-Y. Lu, R. Shu, C.-Z. Peng, J.-Y. Wang, and J.-W. Pan, “Satellite-based entanglement distribution over 1200 kilometers,” Science 356, 1140–1144 (2017).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Cao, Y.

J. Yin, Y. Cao, Y.-H. Li, S.-K. Liao, L. Zhang, J.-G. Ren, W.-Q. Cai, W.-Y. Liu, B. Li, H. Dai, G.-B. Li, Q.-M. Lu, Y.-H. Gong, Y. Xu, S.-L. Li, F.-Z. Li, Y.-Y. Yin, Z.-Q. Jiang, M. Li, J.-J. Jia, G. Ren, D. He, Y.-L. Zhou, X.-X. Zhang, N. Wang, X. Chang, Z.-C. Zhu, N.-L. Liu, Y.-A. Chen, C.-Y. Lu, R. Shu, C.-Z. Peng, J.-Y. Wang, and J.-W. Pan, “Satellite-based entanglement distribution over 1200 kilometers,” Science 356, 1140–1144 (2017).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Chandrasekara, R.

Z. Tang, R. Chandrasekara, Y. C. Tan, C. Cheng, L. Sha, G. C. Hiang, D. K. Oi, and A. Ling, “Generation and analysis of correlated pairs of photons aboard a nanosatellite,” Phys. Rev. Appl.  5, 054022 (2016).
[Crossref]

Chang, X.

J. Yin, Y. Cao, Y.-H. Li, S.-K. Liao, L. Zhang, J.-G. Ren, W.-Q. Cai, W.-Y. Liu, B. Li, H. Dai, G.-B. Li, Q.-M. Lu, Y.-H. Gong, Y. Xu, S.-L. Li, F.-Z. Li, Y.-Y. Yin, Z.-Q. Jiang, M. Li, J.-J. Jia, G. Ren, D. He, Y.-L. Zhou, X.-X. Zhang, N. Wang, X. Chang, Z.-C. Zhu, N.-L. Liu, Y.-A. Chen, C.-Y. Lu, R. Shu, C.-Z. Peng, J.-Y. Wang, and J.-W. Pan, “Satellite-based entanglement distribution over 1200 kilometers,” Science 356, 1140–1144 (2017).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Chen, K.

C. Wagenknecht, C.-M. Li, A. Reingruber, X.-H. Bao, A. Goebel, Y.-A. Chen, Q. Zhang, K. Chen, and J.-W. Pan, “Experimental demonstration of a heralded entanglement source,” Nat. Photonics 4, 549 (2010).
[Crossref]

Chen, Y.-A.

J. Yin, Y. Cao, Y.-H. Li, S.-K. Liao, L. Zhang, J.-G. Ren, W.-Q. Cai, W.-Y. Liu, B. Li, H. Dai, G.-B. Li, Q.-M. Lu, Y.-H. Gong, Y. Xu, S.-L. Li, F.-Z. Li, Y.-Y. Yin, Z.-Q. Jiang, M. Li, J.-J. Jia, G. Ren, D. He, Y.-L. Zhou, X.-X. Zhang, N. Wang, X. Chang, Z.-C. Zhu, N.-L. Liu, Y.-A. Chen, C.-Y. Lu, R. Shu, C.-Z. Peng, J.-Y. Wang, and J.-W. Pan, “Satellite-based entanglement distribution over 1200 kilometers,” Science 356, 1140–1144 (2017).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

C. Wagenknecht, C.-M. Li, A. Reingruber, X.-H. Bao, A. Goebel, Y.-A. Chen, Q. Zhang, K. Chen, and J.-W. Pan, “Experimental demonstration of a heralded entanglement source,” Nat. Photonics 4, 549 (2010).
[Crossref]

Cheng, C.

Z. Tang, R. Chandrasekara, Y. C. Tan, C. Cheng, L. Sha, G. C. Hiang, D. K. Oi, and A. Ling, “Generation and analysis of correlated pairs of photons aboard a nanosatellite,” Phys. Rev. Appl.  5, 054022 (2016).
[Crossref]

Coutts, J.

Dai, H.

J. Yin, Y. Cao, Y.-H. Li, S.-K. Liao, L. Zhang, J.-G. Ren, W.-Q. Cai, W.-Y. Liu, B. Li, H. Dai, G.-B. Li, Q.-M. Lu, Y.-H. Gong, Y. Xu, S.-L. Li, F.-Z. Li, Y.-Y. Yin, Z.-Q. Jiang, M. Li, J.-J. Jia, G. Ren, D. He, Y.-L. Zhou, X.-X. Zhang, N. Wang, X. Chang, Z.-C. Zhu, N.-L. Liu, Y.-A. Chen, C.-Y. Lu, R. Shu, C.-Z. Peng, J.-Y. Wang, and J.-W. Pan, “Satellite-based entanglement distribution over 1200 kilometers,” Science 356, 1140–1144 (2017).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Davis, L.

D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, E. K. Graham, and A. Zalkin, “Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate,” J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968–1983 (1987).
[Crossref]

Dodge, M. J.

Durak, K.

Eberhard, P. H.

P. G. Kwiat, E. Waks, A. G. White, I. Appelbaum, and P. H. Eberhard, “Ultrabright source of polarization-entangled photons,” Phys. Rev. A 60, R773 (1999).
[Crossref]

Eibl, M.

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

Eimerl, D.

D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, E. K. Graham, and A. Zalkin, “Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate,” J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968–1983 (1987).
[Crossref]

Fiorentino, M.

T. Kim, M. Fiorentino, and F. N. Wong, “Phase-stable source of polarization-entangled photons using a polarization sagnac interferometer,” Phys. Rev. A 73, 012316 (2006).
[Crossref]

Freegarde, T.

Fürst, M.

R. Ursin, F. Tiefenbacher, T. Schmitt-Manderbach, H. Weier, T. Scheidl, M. Lindenthal, B. Blauensteiner, T. Jennewein, J. Perdigues, P. Trojek, B. Ömer, M. Fürst, M. Meyenburg, J. Rarity, Z. Sodnik, C. Barbieri, H. Weinfurter, and A. Zeilinger, “Entanglement-based quantum communication over 144 km,” Nat. Phys.  3, 481 (2007).
[Crossref]

Ghosh, G.

G. Ghosh, “Dispersion-equation coefficients for the refractive index and birefringence of calcite and quartz crystals,” Opt. Commun. 163, 95–102 (1999).
[Crossref]

Gilaberte, M.

Goebel, A.

C. Wagenknecht, C.-M. Li, A. Reingruber, X.-H. Bao, A. Goebel, Y.-A. Chen, Q. Zhang, K. Chen, and J.-W. Pan, “Experimental demonstration of a heralded entanglement source,” Nat. Photonics 4, 549 (2010).
[Crossref]

Goggin, M.

Gong, Y.-H.

J. Yin, Y. Cao, Y.-H. Li, S.-K. Liao, L. Zhang, J.-G. Ren, W.-Q. Cai, W.-Y. Liu, B. Li, H. Dai, G.-B. Li, Q.-M. Lu, Y.-H. Gong, Y. Xu, S.-L. Li, F.-Z. Li, Y.-Y. Yin, Z.-Q. Jiang, M. Li, J.-J. Jia, G. Ren, D. He, Y.-L. Zhou, X.-X. Zhang, N. Wang, X. Chang, Z.-C. Zhu, N.-L. Liu, Y.-A. Chen, C.-Y. Lu, R. Shu, C.-Z. Peng, J.-Y. Wang, and J.-W. Pan, “Satellite-based entanglement distribution over 1200 kilometers,” Science 356, 1140–1144 (2017).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Graham, E. K.

D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, E. K. Graham, and A. Zalkin, “Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate,” J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968–1983 (1987).
[Crossref]

Grieve, J. A.

Guo, G.-C.

C. Zhang, Y.-F. Huang, Z. Wang, B.-H. Liu, C.-F. Li, and G.-C. Guo, “Experimental Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger-type six-photon quantum nonlocality,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 260402 (2015).
[Crossref]

Hansch, T. W.

He, D.

J. Yin, Y. Cao, Y.-H. Li, S.-K. Liao, L. Zhang, J.-G. Ren, W.-Q. Cai, W.-Y. Liu, B. Li, H. Dai, G.-B. Li, Q.-M. Lu, Y.-H. Gong, Y. Xu, S.-L. Li, F.-Z. Li, Y.-Y. Yin, Z.-Q. Jiang, M. Li, J.-J. Jia, G. Ren, D. He, Y.-L. Zhou, X.-X. Zhang, N. Wang, X. Chang, Z.-C. Zhu, N.-L. Liu, Y.-A. Chen, C.-Y. Lu, R. Shu, C.-Z. Peng, J.-Y. Wang, and J.-W. Pan, “Satellite-based entanglement distribution over 1200 kilometers,” Science 356, 1140–1144 (2017).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Hiang, G. C.

Z. Tang, R. Chandrasekara, Y. C. Tan, C. Cheng, L. Sha, G. C. Hiang, D. K. Oi, and A. Ling, “Generation and analysis of correlated pairs of photons aboard a nanosatellite,” Phys. Rev. Appl.  5, 054022 (2016).
[Crossref]

Huang, Y.-F.

C. Zhang, Y.-F. Huang, Z. Wang, B.-H. Liu, C.-F. Li, and G.-C. Guo, “Experimental Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger-type six-photon quantum nonlocality,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 260402 (2015).
[Crossref]

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1 Schematic for the source design. (a) Spatial self-compensation of the emitted photon pairs. The BBO optical axes are both pointing upwards as indicated by the black arrow. SPDC light is created along the pump path in both crystals and the red (green) ellipse indicates the shape of the SPDC emission generated in the first (second) BBO crystal. An achromatic half-wave plate (with magnesium fluoride (MgF2) and quartz (Qtz) components) rotates the polarization of the photons born in the first BBO. (b) Theoretically calculated relative phase between |VsVi〉 and |HsHi〉 with (solid line) and without (dashed line) the phase compensation crystal. For BBO length of 5 mm, a YVO4 length of 3.12 mm can act as the compensator. (c) Overview over the experimental setup, 1: laser diode, 2: fluorescence filter, 3: Glan-Taylor polarizer, 4: half-wave plate, 5: convex lens, 6: concave lens, 7: BBO, 8: achromatic half-wave plate, 9: BBO, 10: dichroic mirror, 11: long-pass filter, 12: phase compensation crystal, 13: position of the analyzer when performing the single polarizer measurement (see Fig. 3(b)), 14: collection lens, 15: single-mode fiber, 16: photon separation via a dichroic mirror followed by coincidence detection. (Color online).
Fig. 2
Fig. 2 Spectra for horizontally (black) and vertically (white) polarized photons. Solid line: dichroic mirror spectral response. More information about the dichroic mirror response can be found in [24]. Resolution of the spectrometer: 2 nm. The intensity mismatch of the idler peaks for the two different polarization states is due to the polarization dependence of the grating spectrometer used.
Fig. 3
Fig. 3 (a) Theoretical pair rates for both Φ+ and Φ states when utilizing a single polarizer analyzer. This measurement technique can distinguish between the maximally entangled states Φ+ (zero contrast curve) and Φ (full contrast curve). (b) Detected photon pair curve using a single polarizer (installed after the temporal compensator, see item 13 in Fig. 1(c)) measurement at a pump power of 0.1 mW. The peak at 0 (90) degree corresponds to horizontal (vertical) polarization. The minimum at −45 (45) degrees corresponds to anti-diagonal (diagonal) polarization. The fidelity calculated from the fit was 99.53 ± 0.22%.
Fig. 4
Fig. 4 (a) Photon pair coincidences obtained using two polarizers. For this measurement, the dichroic mirror was replaced with a 50:50 beam splitter (to avoid wavelength-dependent phase-shifts). Polarization analyzers were placed in both arms after the beam splitter. Single-mode fiber coupling was performed after the polarization analyzer. While fixing the polarization analyzer setting in one arm (A, H, D, V), the polarizer in the other arm was swept and the coincidence events were recorded. (b) Power dependence of the fidelity (blue, left axis) and the detected pair rate (black, right axis) with the polarization analyzer in place. The source saturates the passively-quenched detectors at 2 mW of pump power. The error bars for the experimental rate data points are smaller than the symbols. The solid black line is a guide to the eye indicating the saturation of the coincidence rate. The rate assuming linear power scaling is depicted by the dashed black line. (Color online).

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| Φ ± = 1 2 ( | H s H i ± e i Δ φ | V s V i ) ,
Δ φ = φ 1 φ 2 ,
φ 1 = φ s HWP + φ i HWP + φ s , e BBO + φ i , e BBO + φ s , o YVO 4 + φ i , o YVO 4 ,
φ 2 = φ p , e BBO + φ p HWP + φ s , e YVO 4 + φ i , e YVO 4 .
ρ = p ( x | H H + e i θ 1 x | V V ) ( x H H | + e i θ 1 x V V | ) + ( 1 p ) 2 ( | H H H H | + | V V V V | ) ,

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