Abstract

Bragg reflection waveguides are considered as monolithic sources of frequency correlated photon pairs generated using spontaneous-parametric down-conversion in a AlxGa1xAs material system. The source described here offers unprecedented control over the process bandwidth, enabling bandwidth tunability between 1nm and 450nm while using the same wafer structure. This tuning is achieved by exploiting the powerful control over the waveguide dispersion properties afforded by the phase-matching technique used. The offered technology provides a route for realizing electrically pumped, monolithic photon pair sources on a chip with versatile characteristics.

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Appl. Phys. (1)

S. Gehrsitz, F. K. Reinhart, C. Gourgon, N. Herres, A. Vonlanthen, and H. Sigg, Appl. Phys. 87, 7825 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

A. Valencia, G. Scarcelli, and Y. H. Shih, Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 2655 (2004).
[CrossRef]

J. Mod. Opt. (1)

X. Caillet, V. Berger, G. Leo, and S. Ducci, J. Mod. Opt. 56, 232 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (4)

Opt. Lett. (2)

Phys. Rev. A (2)

M. G. Raymer, J. Noh, K. Banaszek, and I. A. Walmsley, Phys. Rev. A 72, 023825 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Z. D. Walton, A. V. Sergienko, B. E. A. Saleh, and M. C. Teich, Phys. Rev. A 70, 052317 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. Lett. (2)

B. Dayan, A. Pe'er, A. A. Friesem, and Y. Silberberg, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 023005 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. B. Nasr, S. Carrasco, B. A. E. Saleh, A. V. Sergienko, M. C. Teich, J. P. Torres, L. Torner, D. S. Hum, and M. M. Fejer, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 183601 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Rep. Prog. Phys. (1)

Y. Shih, Rep. Prog. Phys. 66, 1009 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Science (1)

S. Lloyd, Science 321, 1463 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Other (1)

D. Bouwmeester, A. K. Ekert, and A. Zeilinger,The Physics of Quantum Information: Quantum Cryptography, Quantum Teleportation, Quantum Computation (Springer, 2000).
[PubMed]

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic of a typical BRW with intensity profiles of TM-polarized pump ( ω p ) and TE-polarized down-converted photons ( ω s , ω i ) in type-I phase matching.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a) Pump wavelength ( λ p ) versus ridge width ( W ) , and (b) the group velocity dispersion of signal ( D s ) versus ridge width in type-I phase-matched BRW of Fig. 1. (c) Normalized joint spectral intensity, and (d) phase of spectral amplitude of biphotons for the design D 1 with Δ ν FWHM 61 THz ( 456 nm ) .

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

(a) Pump wavelength ( λ p ) versus ridge width ( W ) , and (b) the GVM between signal and idler ( N i N s ) versus ridge width in type-II phase-matched BRW of Fig. 1. (c) Normalized joint spectral intensity, and (d) phase of spectral amplitude of biphotons for the design D 2 with Δ ν FWHM 101 GHz ( 1.2 nm ) .

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