Information capacity of quantum reading

Saikat Guha, Zachary Dutton, Ranjith Nair, Jeffrey H. Shapiro, Brent J. Yen

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We investigate quantum limits on the capacity of optically reading classical data from a coded target, and show that non-classical sources can outperform classical sources, yielding higher throughput and photon efficiency, and lower implementation complexity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLaser Science, LS 2011
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventLaser Science, LS 2011 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Oct 16 2011Oct 20 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherLaser Science, LS 2011
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Guha, S., Dutton, Z., Nair, R., Shapiro, J. H., & Yen, B. J. (2011). Information capacity of quantum reading. In Laser Science, LS 2011 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).