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, Robert W. Boyd, 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-errorrate of ≈ 0.058 for each channel at 20 Mbit/s/channel when OAM mode-spacing is 4.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2018
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
VolumePart F92-CLEO_AT 2018
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2018 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 13 2018May 18 2018

Other

OtherCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2018
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/13/185/18/18

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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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., Boyd, R. W., 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 CLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2018 (Vol. Part F92-CLEO_AT 2018). OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_AT.2018.JTh2A.15