25 September 2007 Reliability of photon NOON-state production schemes
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Abstract
The so called NOON states are the main ingredient of many quantum optic schemes. The reliability of NOON-state production protocols thus plays an important role in view of practical applications. In realistic situations, the reliability of NOON-state sources strongly depends on the non-unitary photodetection efficiency of the single photon detectors involved in the protocol. We discuss and compare the reliability of NOON-state schemes based on both single-photon detection and non detection. Our result may be of great interest for practical implementation of NOON-state schemes.
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Augusto Garuccio, Augusto Garuccio, Vincenzo Tamma, Vincenzo Tamma, Milena D'Angelo, Milena D'Angelo, } "Reliability of photon NOON-state production schemes", Proc. SPIE 6710, Quantum Communications and Quantum Imaging V, 67100Q (25 September 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.733135; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.733135
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