Quantum Light State Engineering and Entanglement Generation by Multimode Photon Addition

Year: 2018

Authors: Bellini M., Biagi N., Costanzo LS., Zavatta A.

Autors Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (CNR-INO), L.go E. Fermi 6, Florence, 50125, Italy; LENS and Department of Physics, University of Firenze, Sesto Fiorentino, Florence, 50019, Italy

Abstract: One can entangle distinct field modes by the delocalized addition of a single photon. We present recent experiments on the characterization of entanglement created by adding single photons between modes initially containing light states of different sorts and sizes.

Conference title: IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series (SUM)

KeyWords: Light; Particle beams; Photons, Entanglement generation; Multimodes; Photon additions; Single photons, Quantum entanglement