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Quantum optics in photonic crystals
Author(s): Gershon Kurizki; Tomas Opatrny; David Petrosyan; Miriam Blaauboer
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Paper Abstract

We survey basic quantum optical processes that undergo modifications in photonic crystals doped with resonant atoms: (a) Solitons and multi-dimensional localized 'bullets' propagating at photonic band gap frequencies. These novel entities differ substantially from solitons in Kerr-nonlinear photonic crystals. (b) Giant photon-photon cross-coupling that can give rise to fully entangled two-photon states. We conclude that doped photonic crystals have the capacity to form efficient networks for high-fidelity classical and quantum optical communications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 April 2002
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 4655, Photonic Bandgap Materials and Devices, (25 April 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.463874
Show Author Affiliations
Gershon Kurizki, Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel)
Tomas Opatrny, Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel)
David Petrosyan, Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel)
Miriam Blaauboer, Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4655:
Photonic Bandgap Materials and Devices
Ali Adibi; Axel Scherer; Shawn-Yu Lin, Editor(s)

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