Scientific Results

A fully guided-wave approach to the generation and detection of squeezing at a telecom wavelength

Year: 2016

Authors: Kaiser F., Fedrici B., Zavatta A., D’Auria V., Tanzilli S.

Autors Affiliation: Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière Condensée, CNRS UMR 7336, Parc Valrose, 06108 Nice Cedex 2, France; Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (INO-CNR) Largo Enrico Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy; LENS and Department of Physics, Universitá di Firenze, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Firenze

Abstract: We report on the first realization of an entirely guided-wave squeezing experiment at telecom wavelength. Our setup exploits non-linear optical waveguides and fiber components. This configuration allows implementing a plug-and-play experiment, compatible with fiber networks.

Conference title: 2016 CONFERENCE ON LASERS AND ELECTRO-OPTICS (CLEO)
Place: San Jose, CA

KeyWords: Fiber components; Fiber networks; Non-linear optical; Plug and play; Telecom wavelengths; Wave approach, Guided electromagnetic wave propagation; Squeezing; Telecommunication fibre