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21. Experimental test of an event-based corpuscular model modification as an alternative to quantum mechanics
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 2/13/2013
Authors: Giorgio Brida, Ivo Pietro Degiovanni, Marco Genovese, Alan L Migdall, Fabrizio Piacentini, Sergey V Polyakov, Paola Traina
Abstract: We present the first experimental test that distinguishes between an Event-Based Corpuscular Model (EBCM)9) of the interaction of photons with matter and quantum mechanics. The test looks at the interference that results as a single photon passes t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912062

22. Experimental demonstration of a receiver beating the standard quantum limit for multiple nonorthogonal coherent-state discrimination
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 1/6/2013
Authors: Francisco E. Becerra Chavez, Jingyun Fan, Gerald Baumgartner, Julius Goldhar, Jonathan Kosloski, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: The measurement of the state of a quantum system with inherent quantum uncertainty (noise) approaching the ultimate physical limits is of both technological and fundamental interest. Quantum noise prevents any mutually nonorthogonal quantum states ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912063

23. Adaptive measurements in nonorthogonal state discrimination
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 12/18/2012
Authors: Francisco E. Becerra Chavez, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: Adaptive measurements represent important resources in quantum information science and quan- tum technologies. They take advantage of the knowledge of partial measurements of the system to optimize subsequent measurements and perform tasks that are ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912397

24. Preface to Proceedings of the International Conference Quantum Theory: Reconsideration of Foundations-6 (QTRF6) held in Vaxjo, Sweden, 11-14 June 2012
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 12/18/2012
Authors: Harald Atmanspacher, Andrei Khrennikov, Alan L Migdall, Sergey V Polyakov
Abstract: A wide spectrum of topics was presented in talks at this conference: quantum foundations (especially, Heisenberg's uncertainty relation and its generalizations) and information, mathematical formalism of quantum theory, philosophy, methodology of m ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912778

25. Introduction to Journal of Modern Optics Special Issue on Single-Photon Devices and Applications
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 11/15/2012
Authors: Stefan Kuck, Alan L Migdall, Ivo P Degiovanni, Jessica Cheung
Abstract: This special issue accompanies the 5th international conference on single-photon technologies held at the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Germany, in June 2011. This community has met every two years at national metrology institutes, sta ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912706

26. Manipulating the Color and Shape of Single Photons
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 11/1/2012
Authors: Michael G. Raymer, Kartik A Srinivasan
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912051

27. Transition edge sensors with low jitter and fast recovery times
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 7/30/2012
Authors: Antia A. Lamas-Linares, Nathan A Tomlin, Brice R. Calkins, Adriana Eleni Lita, Thomas Gerrits, Joern Beyer, Richard P Mirin, Sae Woo Nam
Abstract: Superconducting transition edge sensors (TES) for single photon detection have been shown to have almost perfect quantum efficiency (98%) at a wide range of wavelengths. Their high quantum efficiency combined with their ability to intrisically me ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911601

28. Quantum interference between two single photons of different microwave frequencies
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 4/20/2012
Authors: Francois E. (Francois) Nguyen, Eva A. (Eva) Zakka-Bajjani, Jose Alberto Aumentado, Raymond Wiley Simmonds
Abstract: Quantum interference is an important tool for fields such as lithography, metrology and quantum processing. Two identical optical photons (photons with the same wavelength and polarization) simultaneously sent through the two input ports of a semi-tr ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909946

29. Single-photon and photon-number-resolving detectors
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 4/20/2012
Authors: Richard P Mirin, Sae Woo Nam, Mark Itzler
Abstract: Several important advances were reported in single-photon detectors and photon-number-resolving detectors in 2011. New materials with smaller superconducting gaps were demonstrated for superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors (SNSPDs) tha ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910843

30. Conclusive quantum steering with superconducting transition-edge sensors
Topic: Quantum Optics
Published: 1/10/2012
Authors: Devin H Smith, Marcelo de Almeida, Gillett Geoff, Branciard Cyril, Allesandro Fedrizzi, Weinhold J Till, Adriana Eleni Lita, Brice R. Calkins, Thomas Gerrits, Wiseman H, Sae Woo Nam, Andrew G White
Abstract: Quantum steering allows two parties to verify shared entanglement even if one measurement device is untrusted. A conclusive demonstration of steering through the violation of a steering inequality is of considerable fundamental interest and opens up ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908855



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