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Propagation and survival of frequency-bin entangled photons in metallic nanostructures

  • Laurent Olislager , Wakana Kubo , Takuo Tanaka , Simona Ungureanu , Renaud A. L. Vallée , Branko Kolaric EMAIL logo , Philippe Emplit and Serge Massar
From the journal Nanophotonics


We report on the design of two plasmonic nanostructures and the propagation of frequency-bin entangled photons through them. The experimental findings clearly show the robustness of frequency-bin entanglement, which survives after interactions with both a hybrid plasmo-photonic structure, and a nano-pillar array. These results confirm that quantum states can be encoded into the collective motion of a many-body electronic system without demolishing their quantum nature, and pave the way towards applications of plasmonic structures in quantum information.


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Received: 2006-2-1
Accepted: 2015-5-2
Published Online: 2015-10-6
Published in Print: 2015-1-1

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