Enhancing contrast of point images using coherent states and photon-number-resolving detectors

Alexander Ling, Aaron Pearlman, Elizabeth Goldschmidt, Jingyun Fan, Alan Migdall

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Abstract

We map the transverse profile of light beams using photon-number-resolving detectors, and observe compression of beam profiles for higher detected photon-number, enabling contrast enhancement between two Airy disk beams at the Rayleigh limit.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
Subtitle of host publication2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
StatePublished - Oct 11 2010
Externally publishedYes
EventLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Publication series

NameLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010

Other

OtherLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Radiation

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