Experimental Demonstration of a 20-Mbit/s per Channel Free-Space Bi-directional Quantum Communication Link Using Orbital-Angular-Momentum Encoding and Multi-Port Mode Converters

Cong Liu, Kai Pang, Hao Song, Guodong Xie, Jiapeng Zhao, Yongxiong Ren, Haoqian Song, Zhe Zhao, Runzhou Zhang, Long Li, Jing Du, Seyed Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani, Guillaume Labroille, Pu Jian, W. Boyd Robert, Moshe Tur, Alan E. Willner

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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate a free-space, bi-directional quantum communication link encoded by two OAM states using multi-port mode converters. We achieve a quantum-symbol-error-rate of-0.058 for each channel at 20 Mbit/s/channel when OAM mode-spacing is 4.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Print)9781943580422
StatePublished - Aug 6 2018
Externally publishedYes
Event2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 13 2018May 18 2018

Other

Other2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/13/185/18/18

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Liu, C., Pang, K., Song, H., Xie, G., Zhao, J., Ren, Y., Song, H., Zhao, Z., Zhang, R., Li, L., Du, J., Hashemi Rafsanjani, S. M., Labroille, G., Jian, P., Robert, W. B., Tur, M., & Willner, A. E. (2018). Experimental Demonstration of a 20-Mbit/s per Channel Free-Space Bi-directional Quantum Communication Link Using Orbital-Angular-Momentum Encoding and Multi-Port Mode Converters. In 2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - Proceedings [8426877] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..