|Title||Experimental realization of a low-noise heralded single-photon source|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2011|
|Authors||G. Brida, I. P. Degiovanni, M. Genovese, A. L. Migdall, F. Piacentini, S. V. Polyakov, and I. Ruo Berchera|
|Keywords||2011, Quantum information and processing, Quantum optics, Single Fellow|
We present a heralded single-photon source with a much lower level of unwanted background photons in the output channel by using the herald photon to control a shutter in the heralded channel. The shutter is implemented using a simple field programable gate array controlled optical switch.
Experimental realization of a low-noise heralded single-photon source
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