Abstract

In this Letter we study spontaneous generation of triple photon states in optical fibers by third order spontaneous downconversion. Using a semiclassical approach we derive an explicit expression for the triple photons generation efficiency as a function of fiber parameters. We show that optical fibers with well suited index profiles and standard outer diameters could be the key component of future triple photons sources.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

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