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Optical Quantum Memory Applications in Quantum Communication

Published

Author(s)

Oliver T. Slattery, Xiao Tang, Lijun Ma

Abstract

Optical quantum memory is a device that can store the quantum state of photons and retrieve it with high fidelity on demand. Many approaches to quantum memory have been proposed and demonstrated. Quantum memory can be used to enhance performance in many quantum communication systems and processes such as deterministic single photon sources, photon interference, measurement device independent (MDI) quantum key distribution (QKD), quantum teleportation and quantum repeaters
Proceedings Title
Quantum Communications and Quantum Imaging XVII
Volume
11134
Conference Dates
August 11-15, 2019
Conference Location
San Diego, CA
Conference Title
SPIE Optics and Photonics

Keywords

quantum memory, quantum communication, quantum network

Citation

Slattery, O. , Tang, X. and Ma, L. (2019), Optical Quantum Memory Applications in Quantum Communication, Quantum Communications and Quantum Imaging XVII, San Diego, CA, [online], https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2528786 (Accessed May 18, 2021)
Created September 6, 2019, Updated May 13, 2020