A convenient optical scheme for compressing the bandwidth and tuning the frequency of single photons could allow photon qubits to be used in matter-based quantum memories. This development is also an important step towards arbitrary waveform generation of quantum states of light.
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Eisaman, M. Tailored single photons. Nature Photon 7, 345–346 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2013.96