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Quantum optics and quantum information on silicon chips

Grant number: 11/12140-6
Support Opportunities:Scholarships abroad - Research
Effective date (Start): January 01, 2012
Effective date (End): December 31, 2012
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics - Condensed Matter Physics
Principal Investigator:Paulo Alberto Nussenzveig
Grantee:Paulo Alberto Nussenzveig
Host Investigator: Michal Lipson
Host Institution: Instituto de Física (IF). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Research place: Cornell University, United States  
Associated research grant:10/08448-2 - Quantum information with continuous variables of atoms and light, AP.TEM

Abstract

Optical systems are thoroughly investigated as platforms for the realization of information science tasks. The group led by Prof. Michal Lipson has pioneered nanophotonics on silicon chips, demonstrating ultrafast modulation, light confinement in very small volumes, and nonlinear optics on-chip. Our group, on the other hand, has been investigating quantum optics effects for the generation of entangled light beams, an important resource for applications in quantum information. The purpose of the present proposal is to investigate quantum properties of light on the silicon chips, uniting competences developed in both research groups. This shall enable the use of very efficient classical information systems in quantum information protocols. (AU)

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DUTT, AVIK; LUKE, KEVIN; MANIPATRUNI, SASIKANTH; GAETA, ALEXANDER L.; NUSSENZVEIG, PAULO; LIPSON, MICHAL. On-Chip Optical Squeezing. PHYSICAL REVIEW APPLIED, v. 3, n. 4, . (11/12140-6)
TZUANG, LAWRENCE D.; FANG, KEJIE; NUSSENZVEIG, PAULO; FAN, SHANHUI; LIPSON, MICHAL. Non-reciprocal phase shift induced by an effective magnetic flux for light. Nature Photonics, v. 8, n. 9, p. 701-705, . (11/12140-6)
DUTT, AVIK; MILLER, STEVEN; LUKE, KEVIN; CARDENAS, JAIME; GAETA, ALEXANDER L.; NUSSENZVEIG, PAULO; LIPSON, MICHAL. Tunable squeezing using coupled ring resonators on a silicon nitride chip. OPTICS LETTERS, v. 41, n. 2, p. 223-226, . (11/12140-6)

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