Photon subtraction from traveling fields - recent experimental demonstrations

Jonas S. Neergaard-Nielsen, Makoto Takeuchi, Kentaro Wakui, Hi Roki Takahashi, Kazuhiro Hayasaka, Masahiro Takeoka, Masahide Sasaki

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We review our most recent results on application of the photon subtraction technique for optical quantum information processing primitives, in particular entanglement distillation and generation of squeezed qubit states. As an introduction we provide a brief summary of other experimental accomplishments in the field.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-18
Number of pages14
JournalProgress in Informatics
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Mar
Externally publishedYes


  • Coherent state quantum computing
  • Continuous variable qubit
  • Entanglement distillation
  • Homodyne tomography
  • Photon subtraction
  • Quantum information processing
  • Squeezed light

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science
  • Library and Information Sciences


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