Counting photon numbers of bragg-scattering FWM frequency conversion at telecom wavelengths

Year: 2012

Authors: Krupa K., Tonello A., Kozlov V., Couderc V., Di Bin P., Wabnitz S.

Autors Affiliation: Université de Limoges, XLIM, UMR CNRS 7252, 123 Avenue Albert Thomas, 87060 Limoges, France; Department of Physics, St.-Petersburg State University, Petrodvoretz, St.-Petersburg, 198504, Russian Federation; Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell\’Informazione, Università di Brescia, via Branze 38, 25123 Brescia, Italy

Abstract: We experimentally study Bragg-Scattering Four-Wave Mixing in nonlinear fiber at telecom wavelengths with photon counters. We discuss frequency conversion of attenuated laser under different pump polarizations. Performances are limited by Raman noise.

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KeyWords: Attenuated laser; Non-linear fiber; Photon counters; Photon numbers; Pump polarization; Telecom wavelengths, Photons; Pumping (laser), Scattering
DOI: 10.1364/NP.2012.NTh2A.4