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Title: Efficient fiber-to-chip coupling enabling on-chip quantum optics.


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Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
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Frank, Ian Ward, Tomes, Matthew Robert, Shaw, Michael, Casias, Adrian L., and Camacho, Ryan. Efficient fiber-to-chip coupling enabling on-chip quantum optics.. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Frank, Ian Ward, Tomes, Matthew Robert, Shaw, Michael, Casias, Adrian L., & Camacho, Ryan. Efficient fiber-to-chip coupling enabling on-chip quantum optics.. United States.
Frank, Ian Ward, Tomes, Matthew Robert, Shaw, Michael, Casias, Adrian L., and Camacho, Ryan. Mon . "Efficient fiber-to-chip coupling enabling on-chip quantum optics.". United States. doi:.
title = {Efficient fiber-to-chip coupling enabling on-chip quantum optics.},
author = {Frank, Ian Ward and Tomes, Matthew Robert and Shaw, Michael and Casias, Adrian L. and Camacho, Ryan},
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place = {United States},
year = {Mon Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 2014},
month = {Mon Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 2014}

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