Zero-area ultrashort single photons

L.S. Costanzo, A.S. Coelho, D. Pellegrino, M.S. Mendes, L. Acioli, K.N. Cassemiro, D. Felinto, A. Zavatta, Marco Bellini

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We demonstrate that the interaction of ultrashort single photons with a dense resonant atomic sample deeply modifies the temporal shape of their wavepacket mode without degrading their non-classical character, and effectively generates zero-area single-photon pulses.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of Frontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580033
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 18 Oct 201522 Oct 2015


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2015
Abbreviated titleFiO 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose


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