Near-optimal quantum state discrimination of optical coherent states

C. Wittmann, M. Takeoka, K. N. Cassemiro, M. Sasaki, G. Leuchs, U. L. Andersen

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate a new scheme for the discrimination of binary-encoded optical coherent states. We show that the average error probability of our approach beats the ones obtained by standard receiver schemes for any signal amplitude.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2008 Conference on and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference Lasers and Electro-Optics, QELS
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference Lasers and Electro-Optics, QELS 2008 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 2008 May 42008 May 9

Publication series

NameConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series

Other

OtherConference on and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference Lasers and Electro-Optics, QELS 2008
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period08/5/408/5/9

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy

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