publication . Article . Preprint . 2010

noncritical quadrature squeezing through spontaneous polarization symmetry breaking

Garcia-Ferrer, Ferran V.; Navarrete-Benlloch, Carlos; de Valcárcel, Germán J.; Roldán, Eugenio;
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  • Published: 23 Jun 2010 Journal: Optics Letters, volume 35, page 2,194 (issn: 0146-9592, eissn: 1539-4794, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: The Optical Society
Abstract
We discuss the possibility of generating noncritical quadrature squeezing by spontaneous polarization symmetry breaking. We first consider Type II frequency-degenerate optical parametric oscillators but discard them for a number of reasons. Then we propose a four-wave-mixing cavity, in which the polarization of the output mode is always linear but has an arbitrary orientation. We show that in such a cavity, complete noise suppression in a quadrature of the output field occurs, irrespective of the parameter values.
Subjects
arXiv: Physics::Optics
free text keywords: Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics, Optics, business.industry, business, Nonlinear optics, Spontaneous symmetry breaking, Spontaneous parametric down-conversion, Quadrature (mathematics), Quantum optics, Quantum noise, Quantum mechanics, Physics, Polarization (waves), Symmetry breaking, Quantum Physics
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publication . Article . Preprint . 2010

noncritical quadrature squeezing through spontaneous polarization symmetry breaking

Garcia-Ferrer, Ferran V.; Navarrete-Benlloch, Carlos; de Valcárcel, Germán J.; Roldán, Eugenio;