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Demonstration that Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Steering Requires More than One Bit of Faster-than-Light Information Transmission

April 13, 2022
Yu Xiang, Michael Mazurek, Joshua Bienfang, Michael Wayne, Carlos Abellan, Waldimar Amaya, Morgan Mitchell, Richard Mirin, Sae Woo Nam, Qiongyi He, Marty Stevens, Krister Shalm, Howard Wiseman
Schrödinger held that a local quantum system has some objectively real quantum state and no other (hidden) properties. He therefore took the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen (EPR) phenomenon, which he generalized and called 'steering', to require nonlocal

Resource optimization of quantum-enabled channels using novel modulation schemes

July 21, 2021
Jabir Marakkarakath Vadakkepurayil, FNU Nur Fajar Rizqi Annafianto, Ivan Burenkov, Abdella Battou, Sergey Polyakov
We introduce new practical modulation schemes inspired by the quantum measurement. We experimentally show that our quantum-enabled communication system optimizes the combined resource efficiency (CRE) beyond the classical, shot-noise-limited CRE.

Practical quantum-enhanced receivers for classical communication

April 20, 2021
Ivan Burenkov, Jabir Marakkarakath Vadakkepurayil, Sergey Polyakov
Communication is an integral part of human life. Today, optical pulses are the preferred information carriers for long-distance communication. The exponential growth in data leads to a "capacity crunch" in the underlying physical systems. One of the

Compact and Tunable Forward Coupler Based on High-Impedance Superconducting Nanowires

February 25, 2021
Marco Colangelo, Di Zhu, Daniel F. Santavicca, Brenden Butters, Joshua Bienfang, Karl K. Berggren
Developing compact, low-dissipation, cryogenic-compatible microwave electronics is essential for scaling up low-temperature quantum computing systems. In this paper, we demonstrate an ultracompact microwave directional forward coupler based on high

A simple low-latency real-time certifiable quantum random number generator

February 24, 2021
Yanbao Zhang, Hsin-Pin Lo, Alan Mink, Takuya Ikuta, Toshimori Honjo, Hiroki Takesue, William Munro
Quantum random numbers distinguish themselves from others by their intrinsic unpredictability arising from the principles of quantum mechanics. As such they are extremely useful in many scientific and real-world applications with considerable efforts going

Experimental demonstration of the near-quantum optimal receiver

November 19, 2020
Jabir Marakkarakath Vadakkepurayil, Ivan Burenkov, FNU Nur Fajar Rizqi Annafianto, Abdella Battou, Sergey Polyakov
We implement the cyclic quantum receiver based on the theoretical proposal of Roy Bondurant and demonstrate experimentally below the shot-noise limit (SNL) discrimination of quadrature phase-shift keying signals (PSK). We also experimentally test the

Background and Review of Cavity-Enhanced Spontaneous Parametric Down-Conversion

August 22, 2019
Oliver T. Slattery, Lijun Ma, Kevin Zong, Xiao Tang
Spontaneous parametric down-conversion (SPDC) in a nonlinear crystal has been a workhorse for the generation of entangled and correlated single-photon pairs used for quantum communications applications for nearly three decades. However, as a naturally

Design and performance study of actively holding-off GHz-gated InGaAs/InP SPADs

May 13, 2019
Alessandro Restelli, Joshua C. Bienfang, Alan L. Migdall
High-speed periodic gating of InGaAs/InP single-photon avalanche diodes (SPADs) has allowed these detectors to operate at count rates above $10^8$ per second with low-afterpulsing. However, a drawback of high-speed periodic gating is that bias gates are

Towards a source of entangled photon pairs in gallium phosphide

May 9, 2019
Paulina S. Kuo, Peter G. Schunemann, Mackenzie Van Camp, Varun B. Verma, Thomas Gerrits, Sae Woo Nam, Richard P. Mirin
We investigate parametric down-conversion in orientation-patterned GaP. Pumped at 865 nm, the signal and idler are at 1350 nm and 2400 nm, respectively.

Generating polarization-entangled photon pairs in domain-engineered PPLN

May 7, 2019
Paulina S. Kuo, Varun B. Verma, Thomas Gerrits, Sae Woo Nam, Richard P. Mirin
Using a periodically poled LiNbO3 crystal that is domain-engineered for two simultaneous type-II down-conversion processes, we demonstrated polarization-entangled photon-pair generation.

A post-processing-free single-photon random number generator with ultra-low latency.

December 10, 2018
Michael A. Wayne, Joshua C. Bienfang, Zachary H. Levine, Alan L. Migdall
The low-latency requirements of a practical loophole-free Bell test preclude time-consuming post- processing steps that are often used to improve the statistical quality of a physical random number generator (RNG). Here we demonstrate a post-processing

Jitter Sensitivity Analysis for Pulsed-Output RF Superconducting Digital to Analog Converters

November 5, 2018
Christine A. Donnelly, Justus A. Brevik, Paul D. Dresselhaus, Peter F. Hopkins, Samuel P. Benz
We present the first analysis of the jitter sensitivity of a superconductive digital-to-analog converter (DAC)for use as a reference RF source. This analysis is important for maintaining quantum-accurate voltage output as we extend our superconductor-based

Radiofrequency Waveform Synthesis with the Josephson Arbitrary Waveform Synthesizer

July 7, 2018
Justus Brevik, Christine A. Donnelly, Nathan Flowers-Jacobs, Anna Fox, Pete Hopkins, Paul Dresselhaus, Samuel P. Benz
We have measured the frequency-dependent voltage output up to 100 MHz of a modified version of the Josephson Arbitrary Waveform Synthesizer. An impedance-matching resistor was integrated within the Josephson junction array circuit to match the nominally

Noise Reduction in Optically Controlled Quantum Memory

May 7, 2018
Lijun Ma, Oliver T. Slattery, Xiao Tang
Quantum memory is an essential device for quantum communications systems and quantum computers. An important category of quantum memory, called Optically controlled quantum memory, uses a strong classical beam to control the storage and re-emission of a

Rydberg Atom Electric-Field Metrology

November 28, 2017
Joshua A. Gordon, Christopher L. Holloway, Matthew T. Simons
We present a technique which shows great promise for realizing an atomic standard measurement of RF fields that is intrinsically calibrated, directly linked to the SI and atomic structural constants. This technique relies on the reponse of Rydberg atoms to

Demonstration of efficient nonreciprocity in a microwave optomechanical circuit

July 6, 2017
Gabriel A. Peterson, Florent Q. Lecocq, Katarina Cicak, Raymond W. Simmonds, Jose A. Aumentado, John D. Teufel
Abstract The ability to engineer nonreciprocal interactions is an essential tool in modern communication technology as well as a powerful resource for building quantum networks. Aside from large reverse isolation, a nonreciprocal device suitable for

Optical quantum memory based on electromagnetically induced transparency

February 20, 2017
Lijun Ma, Oliver T. Slattery, Xiao Tang
Electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT) is a promising approach to implement quantum memory in quantum communication and quantum computing applications. In this paper, following a brief overview of the main approaches to quantum memory, we provide

Field Programmable Josephson Amplifier for non-reciprocal microwave signal processing

February 17, 2017
Florent Q. Lecocq, Leonardo Ranzani, Gabriel A. Peterson, Katarina Cicak, Raymond W. Simmonds, John D. Teufel, Jose A. Aumentado
We report on the design and implementation of a Field Programmable Josephson Amplifier (FPJA) - a compact and lossless superconducting circuit that can be programmed in-situ by a set of microwave drives to perform reciprocal and non-reciprocal frequency
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