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Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
San Jose, California United States
May 6-11, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-943-5
Symposium on Exploring the Quantum Frontiers of Communications II: Quantum Limits to Classical Communications (JTh3K)

Information Capacities for Optical Communications: Conventional Versus Quantum Reception

Jeffrey H. Shapiro  »View Author Affiliations


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The degree to which the ultimate, Holevo capacities for a variety of bosonic communication channels can exceed the Shannon capacities achievable with conventional heterodyne, homodyne, and direct detection is reviewed.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(060.5565) Fiber optics and optical communications : Quantum communications

J. H. Shapiro, "Information Capacities for Optical Communications: Conventional Versus Quantum Reception," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JTh3K.1.

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