Testing the limits of human vision with single photons

Rebecca Holmes, Bradley G. Christensen, Ranxiao Wang, Paul G Kwiat

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Abstract

We discuss techniques using a heralded single-photon source to study the lower limit of human vision, and report some preliminary results, including a measurement of temporal integration at the few-photon level.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of Frontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580033
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015
EventFrontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Oct 18 2015Oct 22 2015

Publication series

NameProceedings of Frontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period10/18/1510/22/15

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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Holmes, R., Christensen, B. G., Wang, R., & Kwiat, P. G. (2015). Testing the limits of human vision with single photons. In Proceedings of Frontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015 (Proceedings of Frontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015). OSA - The Optical Society.