Soliton squeezing in a Mach-Zehnder fiber interferometer

Marco Fiorentino, Jay E. Sharping, Prem Kumar, Dmitry Levandovsky, Michael Vasilyev

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Abstract

A scheme for generating amplitude squeezed light by means of soliton self-phase modulation is experimentally demonstrated. By injecting 180-fs pulses into an equivalent Mach-Zehnder fiber interferometer, a maximum noise reduction of [Formula Presented] dB is obtained [Formula Presented] dB when corrected for losses). The dependence of noise reduction on the interferometer splitting ratio and fiber length is studied in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4
Number of pages1
JournalPhysical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Volume64
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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