Integrated bi-chromatically pumped optical parametric oscillator for orthogonally polarized photon pair generation

Christian Reimer, Michael Kues, Lucia Caspani, Benjamin Wetzel, Piotr Roztocki, Matteo Clerici, Yoann Jestin, Marcello Ferrera, Marco Peccianti, Alessia Pasquazi, Brent E. Little, Sai T. Chu, David J. Moss, Roberto Morandotti

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We demonstrate a novel bi-chromatically pumped OPO operating on orthogonal polarizations in a CMOS compatible micro-ring resonator. Below threshold the device operates in the quantum regime and cross-polarized heralded photons are directly generated. OCIS codes: (270.0270) Quantum optics; (130.3120) Integrated optics devices; (190.4380) Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing; (190.4970) Parametric oscillators and amplifiers.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntegrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics, IPRSN 2015
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557520005
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventIntegrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics, IPRSN 2015 - Boston, United States
Duration: 27 Jun 20151 Jul 2015


ConferenceIntegrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics, IPRSN 2015
CountryUnited States


  • photon pairs
  • photon pair generation
  • orthogonally polarized photon pairs

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