Partially Nondestructive Continuous Detection of Individual Traveling Optical Photons.

@article{Hosseini2016PartiallyNC,
  title={Partially Nondestructive Continuous Detection of Individual Traveling Optical Photons.},
  author={Mahdi Hosseini and Kristin M Beck and Yiheng Duan and Wenlan Chen and Vladan Vuleti{\'c}},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  year={2016},
  volume={116 3},
  pages={
          033602
        }
}
We report the continuous and partially nondestructive measurement of optical photons. For a weak light pulse traveling through a slow-light optical medium (signal), the associated atomic-excitation component is detected by another light beam (probe) with the aid of an optical cavity. We observe strong correlations of g_{sp}^{(2)}=4.4(5) between the transmitted signal and probe photons. The observed (intrinsic) conditional nondestructive quantum efficiency ranges between 13% and 1% (65% and 5… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 36 references

Cross modulation of two laser beams at the individual-photon level.

Physical review letters • 2014
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Electromagnetically induced transparency for x rays.

Physical review letters • 2007
View 6 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Protecting single-photon entangled state from photon loss with noiseless linear amplification

S. L. Zhang, S. Yang, X. B. Zou, B. S. Shi, G. C. Guo
Phys. Rev. A 86, 034302 (2012). PRL 116, 033602 • 2016
View 1 Excerpt

Quantum state engineering by click counting

J. Sperling, W. Vogel, G. S. Agarwal
Phys. Rev. A 89, 043829 • 2014

Rempe , Nondestructive detection of an optical photon

S. Ritter A. Reiserer
Science • 2013