Information in a photon when loss encodes the bit

Saikat Guha, Zachary Dutton, Jonathan L. Habif

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


We investigate quantum limits on the information that can be reliably extracted by a photon, when the information is encoded using linear loss. Applications range across transverse optical imaging to optical reading and continuous-variable tomography.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLaser Science, LS 2011
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
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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