We examine proposals to employ squeezed states and NOON states, novel quantum states of light, in laser radar. We find that the use of these states does not yield enhanced performance.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.5600) Remote sensing and sensors : Radar
M. A. Rubin and S. Kaushik, "Laser Radar and Quantum States of Light," in Coherent Optical Technologies and Applications, (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CTuA2.
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