Classical Capacity of the Lossy Bosonic Channel: The Exact Solution

V. Giovannetti, S. Guha, S. Lloyd, L. Maccone, J. H. Shapiro, H. P. Yuen

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Abstract

The classical capacity of the lossy bosonic channel was investigated. It was shown that its Holevo information is not superadditive. It was also found that quantum features of the signals such as entanglement are not required to achieve the required capacity. The capacity of the far-field, free-space optical communication system was also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number027902
Pages (from-to)279021-279024
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume92
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 16 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Giovannetti, V., Guha, S., Lloyd, S., Maccone, L., Shapiro, J. H., & Yuen, H. P. (2004). Classical Capacity of the Lossy Bosonic Channel: The Exact Solution. Physical review letters, 92(2), 279021-279024. [027902].

Classical Capacity of the Lossy Bosonic Channel : The Exact Solution. / Giovannetti, V.; Guha, S.; Lloyd, S.; Maccone, L.; Shapiro, J. H.; Yuen, H. P.

In: Physical review letters, Vol. 92, No. 2, 027902, 16.01.2004, p. 279021-279024.

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Giovannetti, V, Guha, S, Lloyd, S, Maccone, L, Shapiro, JH & Yuen, HP 2004, 'Classical Capacity of the Lossy Bosonic Channel: The Exact Solution', Physical review letters, vol. 92, no. 2, 027902, pp. 279021-279024.
Giovannetti V, Guha S, Lloyd S, Maccone L, Shapiro JH, Yuen HP. Classical Capacity of the Lossy Bosonic Channel: The Exact Solution. Physical review letters. 2004 Jan 16;92(2):279021-279024. 027902.
Giovannetti, V. ; Guha, S. ; Lloyd, S. ; Maccone, L. ; Shapiro, J. H. ; Yuen, H. P. / Classical Capacity of the Lossy Bosonic Channel : The Exact Solution. In: Physical review letters. 2004 ; Vol. 92, No. 2. pp. 279021-279024.
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