Information capacity of quantum reading

Saikat Guha, Zachary Dutton, Ranjith Nair, Jeffrey H. Shapiro, Brent J. Yen

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

5 Scopus citations


We investigate quantum limits on the capacity of optically reading classical data from a coded target, and show that non-classical sources can outperform classical sources, yielding higher throughput and photon efficiency, and lower implementation complexity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLaser Science, LS 2011
StatePublished - 2011
EventLaser Science, LS 2011 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Oct 16 2011Oct 20 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherLaser Science, LS 2011
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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