TITLE

Quantum optics: Enhanced quantum light generation

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, R. Jason
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Nature Photonics;Mar2010, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p138
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the authors comment on the research conducted by R. Krischek and colleagues which reports the use of an spontaneous parametric down-conversion (SPDC) nonlinear crystal inside a passive optical cavity designed to dramatically enhance the power of the ultra-violet (UV) femtosecond laser pulses needed for the down-conversion process. They opine the work demonstrates an important application of UV femtosecond enhancement cavities (fsECs) to applications in ultrafast nonlinear optics.
ACCESSION #
48304709

 

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