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Exploring the limits of multiplexed photon-pair sources for the preparation of pure single-photon states

  title={Exploring the limits of multiplexed photon-pair sources for the preparation of pure single-photon states},
  author={Robert J. A. Francis-Jones and Peter J Mosley},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
Current sources of heralded single photons based on nonlinear optics operate in a probabilistic manner. In order to build quantum-enhanced devices based around the use of single photons, compact, turn-key and deterministic sources are required. A possible solution is to multiplex a number of sources to increase the single-photon generation probability and in so doing reducing the waiting time to deliver large numbers of photons simultaneously, from independent sources. Previously it has been… 

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