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Generation of non-classical states of photons from the metal-dielectric interface: a novel architecture for quantum information processing.

Abstract

We show that it is possible to generate photons in a certain class of non-classical states from a metal-dielectric interface using dipole emitters on the interface. The photons emitted into the surface plasmon mode from the initially excited emitters radiate out in free space in a cone-shaped geometry. When detected at two detectors, these photons exhibit coalescence, a clear signature of non-classicality. Such a system can also be employed as a building block for a distributed quantum network. We further show that it is indeed feasible to implement our model using available technology

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The article was received on 30 Jul 2019, accepted on 15 Nov 2019 and first published on 15 Nov 2019


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C9NR06529F
Nanoscale, 2019, Accepted Manuscript

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    Generation of non-classical states of photons from the metal-dielectric interface: a novel architecture for quantum information processing.

    K. MEHTA, S. Dasgupta and V. G. Achanta, Nanoscale, 2019, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C9NR06529F

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