Frequency stabilization of a single-photon source based on spontaneous parametric down-conversion by an external electric field
D.O. Akatiev, A.A. Kalachev


Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia,
Zavoisky Physical-Technical Institute,

Russian Academy of Sciences, Kazan, Russia

Full text of article: Russian language.


In this paper, we examine a method of controlling the spectrum of spontaneous parametric down-conversion in crystals with quadratic nonlinearity by an external homogeneous electric field via the Pockels effect, and discuss the possibility of stabilizing the carrier frequency of the corresponding single-photon source based on backward-wave spontaneous parametric down-conversion.

single photon source, spontaneous parametric down-conversion.

Akatiev DO, Kalachev AA. Frequency stabilization of a single-photon source based on spontaneous parametric down-conversion by an external electric field. Computer Optics 2016; 40(1): 26-30. DOI: 10.18287/2412-6179-2016-40-1-26-30.


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