Classical capacity of free-space optical communication

Vittorio Giovannetti, Saikat Guha, Seth Lloyd Lorenzo Maccone, Jeffrey H. Shapiro, Brent J. Yen, Horace P. Yuen

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The classical-information capacity of lossy bosonic channels is studied, with emphasis on the far-field free space channel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)489-499
Number of pages11
JournalQuantum Information and Computation
Issue number6-7
StatePublished - Dec 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • General Physics and Astronomy
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics


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