Photon statistics of pulsed parametric light

P R Tapster, J G Rarity

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)peer-review

56 Citations (Scopus)


We calculate and measure the photon statistics of weak light pulses emitted in the process of pulsed parametric down-conversion. We find photon bunching as expected from a chaotic light source when viewed through a narrow-band filter.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)595-604
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Modern Optics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1998

Cite this