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Versatile source of polarization-entangled photons

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Author(s): Maser A, Wiegner R, Schilling U, Thiel C, von Zanthier J
Publisher: American Physical Society
Publication year: 2010
Volume: 81
Journal issue: 5
ISSN: 1050-2947


We propose a method for the generation of a large variety of entangled states, encoded in the polarization degrees of freedom of N photons, within the same experimental setup. Starting with uncorrelated photons, emitted from N arbitrary single-photon sources, and using linear optical tools only, we demonstrate the creation of all symmetric states (e. g., GHZ and W states), as well as all symmetric and nonsymmetric total angular momentum eigenstates of the N-qubit compound.

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APA: Maser, A., Wiegner, R., Schilling, U., Thiel, C., & von Zanthier, J. (2010). Versatile source of polarization-entangled photons. Physical Review A, 81(5).

MLA: Maser, Andreas, et al. "Versatile source of polarization-entangled photons." Physical Review A 81.5 (2010).

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