Achieving sub-shot-noise absorption-spectroscopy with avalanche photodiodes and with a charge-coupled device

Javier Sabines-Chesterking, Rebecca Whittaker, Paul Antoine Moreau, Alex R. McMillan, Siddarth Joshi, Nidhin Prasannan, Chris Erven, Alex Neville, Monica Berry, Jeremy L. O'Brien, Hugo V. Cable, John G. Rarity, Jonathan C.F. Matthews

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Abstract

We demonstrate sub-shot-noise spectroscopy, near to the ultimate quantum limit. We use heralded single photons as the optical probe and compare using single photon detectors and a CCD to demonstrate sub-shot-noise performance.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580118
Publication statusPublished - 16 Dec 2016
Event2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 5 Jun 201610 Jun 2016

Publication series

Name2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016

Conference

Conference2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/06/1610/06/16

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