Mode reconstruction by multi-photon statistics

Elizabeth A. Goldschmidt, Sergey V. Polyakov, Alan Migdall, Silke Peters, Stefan Kück, Fabrizio Piacentini, Ivano Ruo Berchera, Giorgio Brida, Ivo P. Degiovanni, Marco Genovese

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


Knowing the mode structure of light aids in minimizing loss and decoherence of quantum information. We present and experimentally implement reconstruction of the mode distributions of classical and non-classical light using measured photon number distributions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013
StatePublished - Nov 21 2013
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 9 2013Jun 14 2013

Publication series

NameCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013


OtherCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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