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Contact: Phillip F. Schewe
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Joint Quantum Institute

Down Conversion

Caption: In parametric down conversion, an incoming photon (in this case an ultraviolet photon) is converted into two daughter photons whose energy and momenta add up to that of the incoming photon.

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