30 August 2010 Efficient photon pair sources based on silicon-on-insulator microresonators
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We present a general quantum-mechanical formalism to describe photon-pair generation via four-wave mixing in a Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) microresonator. We also provide design principles for efficient photon-pair generation in an SOI microresonator through numerical simulations. Ring-cavity designs are shown to have a much wider dispersion-compensate frequency range than straight-cavity designs. Such on-chip quantum devices are highly promising for future integrated quantum information processing.
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Jun Chen, Jun Chen, Zachary H. Levine, Zachary H. Levine, Jingyun Fan, Jingyun Fan, Alan Migdall, Alan Migdall, } "Efficient photon pair sources based on silicon-on-insulator microresonators", Proc. SPIE 7815, Quantum Communications and Quantum Imaging VIII, 78150H (30 August 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.859958; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.859958
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