On quantum efficiencies of optical states

D. W. Berry, A. I. Lvovsky*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution


We propose a universal measure of efficiency associated with a quantum-optical state and show that this efficiency cannot be improved by any linear-optical processing combined with destructive conditional measurements.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Quantum Information
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781557529282
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Quantum Information, ICQI 2011 - Ottawa, Canada
Duration: 6 Jun 20118 Jun 2011


OtherInternational Conference on Quantum Information, ICQI 2011

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