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Title: Toward quantum plasmonic networks

Abstract

Here, we demonstrate the transduction of macroscopic quantum entanglement by independent, distant plasmonic structures embedded in separate thin silver films. In particular, we show that the plasmon-mediated transmission through each film conserves spatially dependent, entangled quantum images, opening the door for the implementation of parallel quantum protocols, super-resolution imaging, and quantum plasmonic sensing geometries at the nanoscale level. The conservation of quantum information by the transduction process shows that continuous variable multi-mode entanglement is momentarily transferred from entangled beams of light to the space-like separated, completely independent plasmonic structures, thus providing a first important step toward establishing a multichannel quantum network across separate solid-state substrates.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [3];  [3];  [1]
  1. The Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (United States)
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN (United States)
  3. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program
OSTI Identifier:
1324198
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Optica
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 3; Journal Issue: 9; Journal ID: ISSN 2334-2536
Publisher:
Optical Society of America
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY

Citation Formats

Holtfrerich, M. W., Dowran, M., Davidson, R., Lawrie, B. J., Pooser, R. C., and Marino, A. M.. Toward quantum plasmonic networks. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1364/OPTICA.3.000985.
Holtfrerich, M. W., Dowran, M., Davidson, R., Lawrie, B. J., Pooser, R. C., & Marino, A. M.. Toward quantum plasmonic networks. United States. doi:10.1364/OPTICA.3.000985.
Holtfrerich, M. W., Dowran, M., Davidson, R., Lawrie, B. J., Pooser, R. C., and Marino, A. M.. Tue . "Toward quantum plasmonic networks". United States. doi:10.1364/OPTICA.3.000985. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1324198.
@article{osti_1324198,
title = {Toward quantum plasmonic networks},
author = {Holtfrerich, M. W. and Dowran, M. and Davidson, R. and Lawrie, B. J. and Pooser, R. C. and Marino, A. M.},
abstractNote = {Here, we demonstrate the transduction of macroscopic quantum entanglement by independent, distant plasmonic structures embedded in separate thin silver films. In particular, we show that the plasmon-mediated transmission through each film conserves spatially dependent, entangled quantum images, opening the door for the implementation of parallel quantum protocols, super-resolution imaging, and quantum plasmonic sensing geometries at the nanoscale level. The conservation of quantum information by the transduction process shows that continuous variable multi-mode entanglement is momentarily transferred from entangled beams of light to the space-like separated, completely independent plasmonic structures, thus providing a first important step toward establishing a multichannel quantum network across separate solid-state substrates.},
doi = {10.1364/OPTICA.3.000985},
journal = {Optica},
number = 9,
volume = 3,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue Aug 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Tue Aug 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
}

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