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Search Publications by Alan Migdall

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Switchable detector array scheme to reduce the effect of single-photon detector’s deadtime in a multi-bit/photon quantum link

Cong Liu, YONGXIONG Ren, Jiapeng Zhao, MOHAMMAD MIRHOSSEINI, SEYED RAFSANJANI, GUODONG XIE, Kai Pang, Zhe Zhao, Long Li, Joshua C. Bienfang, Alan L. Migdall, Todd Brun, Moshe Tur, Robert Boyd, Alan Wilner
We explore the use of a switchable single-photon detector (SPD) array to reduce the effect of individual SPDs’ deadtime for a multi-bit/photon quantum link such

A strong loophole-free test of local realism

Lynden K. Shalm, Evan Meyer-Scott, B. G. Christensen, Peter L. Bierhorst, Michael A. Wayne, Deny Hamel, Martin J. Stevens, Thomas Gerrits, Scott C. Glancy, Michael S. Allman, Kevin J. Coakley, Shellee D. Dyer, Adriana E. Lita, Varun B. Verma, Joshua C. Bienfang, Alan L. Migdall, Yanbao Zhang, William Farr, Francesco Marsili, Matthew D. Shaw, Jeffrey Stern, Carlos Abellan, Waldimar Amaya, Valerio Pruneri, Thomas Jennewein, Morgan Mitchell, P. G. Kwiat, Richard P. Mirin, Emanuel H. Knill, Sae Woo Nam
We present a loophole-free violation of local realism using entangled photon pairs. We ensure that all relevant events in our Bell test are spacelike separated

Reconstruction of mode structure of faint sources and its applications

Sergey V. Polyakov, Alan L. Migdall, Elizabeth A. Goldschmidt, Giorgio Brida, Stefan Kuck, Fabrizio Piacentini, Ivo P. Degiovanni, I. Ruo Berchera, Marco Genovese
We build upon our newly developed mode reconstruction technique that takes advantage of higher-order photon number statistics and propose new experiments.

Experimental Bounds on Classical Random Field Theories

Joffrey K. Peters, Sergey V. Polyakov, Jingyun Fan, Alan L. Migdall
Alternative theories to quantum mechanics motivate important fundamental tests of our understanding and description of the smallest physical systems. Here we

Hybrid Detectors

Sergey V. Polyakov, Alan L. Migdall, Franco N. Wong, Ivo P. Degiovanni, Ian Walmsley, Hendrik B. Coldenstrodt-Ronge
We present an overview of e orts to improve photon-counting detection systems through the use of hybrid detection techniques such as spatial- and time

Imaging topological edge states in silicon photonics

Mohammad Hafezi, Jingyun Fan, Alan L. Migdall, Jacob M. Taylor
Systems with topological oder exhibit exotic phenomena including fractional statistics. While most systems with topological order have been electronic, advances

Mode reconstruction of a light field by multi-photon statistics

Elizabeth A. Goldschmidt, Fabrizio Piacentini, I. Ruo Berchera, Sergey V. Polyakov, Silke Peters, Stefan Kuck, Giorgio Brida, Ivo P. Degiovanni, Alan L. Migdall, Marco Genovese
Knowing the underlying number and structure of occupied modes of a light field plays a crucial role in minimizing loss and decoherence of quantum information

Photon-Number-Resolved Detection of Photon-Subtracted Thermal Light

Jingyun Fan, Yanhua (. Zhai, Francisco E. Becerra Chavez, Boris L. Glebov, Adriana E. Lita, Brice R. Calkins, Thomas Gerrits, Sae Woo Nam, Alan L. Migdall
We examine the photon statistics of photon-subtracted thermal light using photonnumberresolving detection. We show the photon-number distribution transforms