Biological source of correlated photon pairs

Abu Thomas*, Si Yuan Shi, Neil Corzo, Joe Altepeter, Yu Ping Huang, Prem Kumar

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Photon pairs sources based on nonlinear optical techniques are essential components in modern quantum optical systems. We present here a naturally occurring biological source of photon pairs-Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP)-obtained by a non-degenerate four-wave mixing (FWM).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529992
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2014Jun 13 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Thomas, A., Shi, S. Y., Corzo, N., Altepeter, J., Huang, Y. P., & Kumar, P. (2014). Biological source of correlated photon pairs. In CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of American (OSA).