Improvement of photodetection quantum efficiency by noiseless optical preamplification

Bencheikh, K.; Lopez, O.
January 1995
Applied Physics Letters;1/23/1995, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p399
Academic Journal
Examines the importance of optical parametric amplifier to improve photodetection efficiency. Characterization of the amplifier as a noiseless optical device; Impact of the noiseless optical amplifier (NOA) on the preservation of photon dissociation; Relevance of NOA in accessing full photon statistics of incoming signal.


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