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29 nm. The signal is an ordinary (slow) wave, and corresponds to the curves in the upper half of the plot. The idler is an extraordinary (fast) wave. blue/red curves correspond to two conjugate wavelengths, and black curves are the two emission cones at the degenerate wavelength. The horizontally polarized (signal, ordinary) wave emission curves are those in the upper half of the plot. When considering the intersection points of a red circle with a blue circle, which correspond to two conjugate wavelengths, we cannot expect any kind of entanglement, because photons arriving in these positions are clearly distinguishable by their diﬀerent frequencies.
The dashed curve corresponds to the classical boundary γb obtained by interpolation of the function 2 , calculated for diﬀerent gains using the values for the γb = 1 − ns,i /σs,i mean and variance obtained from the experimental far-ﬁeld patterns considered. 4 as a ﬁtting parameter. We thus observe spatial quantum correlations whenever the value of γ lies in the region above the theoretical quantum limit. This limit becomes more demanding as the gain increases. The experimental values obtained are, as expected, compatible with the trend of the data plotted in Fig.
Another possibility is to insert a second crystal, after the pump beam has been removed, and after the ﬁeld polarization has been rotated by 90◦ . In this way, the slow and fast waves in the ﬁrst crystal become the fast and the slow waves, respectively, in the second crystal, and the direction of the walk-oﬀ is reversed. It can be shown that, diﬀerently from the single-photon-pair regime, the correlations are optimized when the length of this second crystal is chosen as lc tanh σ/(2σ), where σ is the linear gain parameter, proportional to the pump amplitude.