Quantum illumination: Enhanced background-limited target detection by means of entanglement

Si Hui Tan, Baris I. Erkmen, Vittorio Giovannetti, Saikat Guha, Seth Lloyd, Lorenzo Maccone, Jeffrey H. Shapiro

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Abstract

Use of an entangled-state transmitter is shown to provide a significant performance advantage-in comparison to a coherent-state transmitter-in background-limited target detec- tion, even though the received state is not entangled.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Quantum Information, ICQI 2008 - Boston, MA, United States
Duration: Jul 13 2008Jul 16 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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