Thresholded quantum lidar - Exploiting photon-number-resolving detection

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 publicationConference on Coherence and Quantum Optics, CQO_2019
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580699
StatePublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Coherence and Quantum Optics, CQO_2019 - Rochester, Canada
Duration: 4 Aug 20198 Aug 2019

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F141-CQO 2019
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceConference on Coherence and Quantum Optics, CQO_2019

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