, University of Virginia
[Host: Cass Sackett]
Optical Parametric Oscillators are an excellent source of squeezed light. These squeezed states have a positive Wigner function and are Gaussian. For these states, there exist a limit to which the total squeezing spectrum can be reduced. We attempt to experimentally demonstrate the creation of squeezed states that exceed this limit of noise reduction by modulating the pump beam. These new squeezed will have a negative Wigner function and will be non-Gaussian. I will outline future experimental uses of this non-Gaussian light.
Atomic Physics Seminar
Monday, April 16, 2007
Physics Building, Room 204
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