Information capacity of bosonic channels

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

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The capacity C for transmitting classical information is investigated for noisy bosonic channel models. An exact result is obtained for the pure-loss case. Upper and lower bounds are established for channels with active noise sources.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalIEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings
StatePublished - Oct 20 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings - 2004 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Chicago, IL, United States
Duration: Jun 27 2004Jul 2 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Applied Mathematics

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    Giovannetti, V., Guha, S., Lloyd, S., Maccone, L., Shapiro, J. H., Yen, B. J., & Yuen, H. P. (2004). Information capacity of bosonic channels. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings.