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 - 1 Jan 2015
EventFrontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 18 Oct 201522 Oct 2015


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose

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