Reduced effect of single-photon-detector deadtime using a switchable detector array in an Orbital-Angular-Momentum (OAM) encoded quantum system

Cong Liu, Yongxiong Ren, Jiapeng Zhao, Seyed Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani, Guodong Xie, Kai Pang, Haoqian Song, Zhe Zhao, Zhe Wang, Long Li, Joshua C. Bienfang, Alan Migdall, Moshe Tur, Robert W. Boyd, Alan E. Willner

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Abstract

We explore using a switchable detector array to reduce the deadtime effect in an OAM-encoded quantum system. For a 4-OAM-state system, the switchable 16-detector array could provide >15X incident photon rate improvement, as compared to a non-switchable 4-detector array.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2017 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages1-2
Number of pages2
Volume2017-January
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580279
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 25 2017
Externally publishedYes
Event2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2017 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 14 2017May 19 2017

Other

Other2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2017
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/14/175/19/17

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Instrumentation

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Liu, C., Ren, Y., Zhao, J., Hashemi Rafsanjani, S. M., Xie, G., Pang, K., Song, H., Zhao, Z., Wang, Z., Li, L., Bienfang, J. C., Migdall, A., Tur, M., Boyd, R. W., & Willner, A. E. (2017). Reduced effect of single-photon-detector deadtime using a switchable detector array in an Orbital-Angular-Momentum (OAM) encoded quantum system. In 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2017 - Proceedings (Vol. 2017-January, pp. 1-2). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2017.FF1E.4