Filtering coherent signal from thermal noise by photon-number thresholding

L. Cohen*, E. S. Matekole, Y. Sher, D. Istrati, H. S. Eisenberg, J. P. Dowling

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We filter low photon-number using photon-number-resolving detector, for improving the signal-to-noise-ratio (SNR) of rangefinders and lidars. We investigate the technique properties and show where it surpasses the classical SNR.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO_2019
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580675
StatePublished - 2019
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO_2019 - Washington, United States
Duration: 15 Sep 201919 Sep 2019

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F144-FiO 2019
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO_2019
Country/TerritoryUnited States

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