An all-optical mechanism of sub-poissonian light generation
Authors: Mecozzi A., Trillo S., Wabnitz S., Crosignani B., Di Porto P.
Autors Affiliation: Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Viale Europa 190, Rome, 00144, Italy; Dipartimento di Fisica dell’Universita’dell’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy
Abstract: We investigate the interaction of two counter propagating linearly polarized waves in a dielectric waveguide grating in the presence of an intensity dependent contribution to the refractive index (optical Kerr effect). The resulting nonlinear distributed-feedback (DFB) mechanism responsible, from a classical point of view, for a marked limiting effect which stabilizes the intensity of one of the two waves, is shown to generate, once the problem is treated in a quantum mechanical way, a field exhibiting sub-Poissonian photon statistics.
Journal/Review: JOURNAL OF MODERN OPTICS
Volume: 34 (9) Pages from: 1129 to: 1134
More Information: This work was carried out under the agreement between the Fondazione U . Bordoni and the Istituto Superiore Poste e Telecommunicazioni .KeyWords: Optical gratings; Waveguides optical; Dielectric waveguideDOI: 10.1080/09500348714551021Citations: 1data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2023-09-24References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here