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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 6 — Mar. 25, 2013
  • pp: 7549–7559

Toward real-time quantum imaging with a single pixel camera

B. J. Lawrie and R. C. Pooser  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 6, pp. 7549-7559 (2013)

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We present a workbench for the study of real-time quantum imaging by measuring the frame-by-frame quantum noise reduction of multi-spatial-mode twin beams generated by four wave mixing in Rb vapor. Exploiting the multiple spatial modes of this squeezed light source, we utilize spatial light modulators to selectively pass macropixels of quantum correlated modes from each of the twin beams to a high quantum efficiency balanced detector. In low-light-level imaging applications, the ability to measure the quantum correlations between individual spatial modes and macropixels of spatial modes with a single pixel camera will facilitate compressive quantum imaging with sensitivity below the photon shot noise limit.

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OCIS Codes
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: January 14, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 8, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 8, 2013
Published: March 19, 2013

B. J. Lawrie and R. C. Pooser, "Toward real-time quantum imaging with a single pixel camera," Opt. Express 21, 7549-7559 (2013)

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