Linear optical quantum metrology with single photons

Keith R. Motes, Jonathan P. Olson, Evan J. Rabeaux, Jonathan P. Dowling, S. Jay Olson, Peter P. Rohde

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We show that a passive, linear-optical interferometer (fed with only single-photon inputs and utilizing single-mode photodetection) is capable of beating the shotnoise limit, providing a potential pathway forward to practical quantum metrology.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of Frontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580033
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventFrontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 18 Oct 201522 Oct 2015


OtherFrontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose

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