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Frontiers in Optics
Rochester, New York United States
October 19-23, 2008
ISBN: 978-1-55752-861-2
Systems for Optical Manipulation III (FWI)

Information Theory of High-Precision Measurements

Mohammad A. Khan, Karan D. Mohan, and A. N. Dharamsi

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/FIO.2008.FWI4


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Abstract

We formulate a broadly applicable theory of high-precision measurements. A quantitative measure of information in signals is given and it is shown that signals with greater structure carry a quantifiably larger amount of information.

© 2008 The Optical Society

OCIS Codes
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(120.6200) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Spectrometers and spectroscopic instrumentation

Citation
M. A. Khan, K. D. Mohan, and A. N. Dharamsi, "Information Theory of High-Precision Measurements," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper FWI4.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=FiO-2008-FWI4


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