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Title: Loss resilience for two-qubit state transmission using distributed phase sensitive amplification

Abstract

We transmit phase-encoded non-orthogonal quantum states through a 5-km long fibre-based distributed optical phase-sensitive amplifier (OPSA) using telecom-wavelength photonic qubit pairs. The gain is set to equal the transmission loss to probabilistically preserve input states during transmission. While neither state is optimally aligned to the OPSA, each input state is equally amplified with no measurable degradation in state quality. These results promise a new approach to reduce the effects of loss by encoding quantum information in a two-qubit Hilbert space which is designed to benefit from transmission through an OPSA.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. Applied Communication Sciences, Red Bank, NJ (United States)
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1265663
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Scientific Reports
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; Nonlinear optics; Quantum optics; Qubits; Single photons and quantum effects

Citation Formats

Dailey, James, Agarwal, Anjali, Toliver, Paul, and Peters, Nicholas A. Loss resilience for two-qubit state transmission using distributed phase sensitive amplification. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1038/srep16296.
Dailey, James, Agarwal, Anjali, Toliver, Paul, & Peters, Nicholas A. Loss resilience for two-qubit state transmission using distributed phase sensitive amplification. United States. doi:10.1038/srep16296.
Dailey, James, Agarwal, Anjali, Toliver, Paul, and Peters, Nicholas A. Thu . "Loss resilience for two-qubit state transmission using distributed phase sensitive amplification". United States. doi:10.1038/srep16296. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1265663.
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title = {Loss resilience for two-qubit state transmission using distributed phase sensitive amplification},
author = {Dailey, James and Agarwal, Anjali and Toliver, Paul and Peters, Nicholas A.},
abstractNote = {We transmit phase-encoded non-orthogonal quantum states through a 5-km long fibre-based distributed optical phase-sensitive amplifier (OPSA) using telecom-wavelength photonic qubit pairs. The gain is set to equal the transmission loss to probabilistically preserve input states during transmission. While neither state is optimally aligned to the OPSA, each input state is equally amplified with no measurable degradation in state quality. These results promise a new approach to reduce the effects of loss by encoding quantum information in a two-qubit Hilbert space which is designed to benefit from transmission through an OPSA.},
doi = {10.1038/srep16296},
journal = {Scientific Reports},
number = ,
volume = 5,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {11}
}

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