Generation and analysis of correlated pairs of photons on a satellite

Tang Zhongkan, Rakhitha Chandrasekara, Yue Chuan Tan, Cliff Cheng, Daniel Oi, Alexander Ling

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Abstract

We report the operation of a photon pair source on board a nanosatellite. Pair generation and polarization correlation are demonstrated in low Earth orbit: an important milestone towards compact entangled photon pair sources for future space-based quantum communication.

LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jul 2014
EventFrontiers in Optics 2016 - Rochester, United States
Duration: 17 Oct 201621 Oct 2016

Conference

ConferenceFrontiers in Optics 2016
CountryUnited States
CityRochester
Period17/10/1621/10/16

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Photons
Nanosatellites
Satellites
Quantum communication
Orbits
Earth (planet)
Polarization

Keywords

  • nanosatellite
  • pair generation
  • photon pair source

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Zhongkan, T., Chandrasekara, R., Tan, Y. C., Cheng, C., Oi, D., & Ling, A. (2014). Generation and analysis of correlated pairs of photons on a satellite. In Frontiers in Optics Washington, DC. https://doi.org/10.1364/FIO.2016.FTh4F.5
Zhongkan, Tang ; Chandrasekara, Rakhitha ; Tan, Yue Chuan ; Cheng, Cliff ; Oi, Daniel ; Ling, Alexander. / Generation and analysis of correlated pairs of photons on a satellite. Frontiers in Optics. Washington, DC, 2014.
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Generation and analysis of correlated pairs of photons on a satellite. / Zhongkan, Tang; Chandrasekara, Rakhitha; Tan, Yue Chuan; Cheng, Cliff; Oi, Daniel; Ling, Alexander.

Frontiers in Optics. Washington, DC, 2014.

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

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Zhongkan T, Chandrasekara R, Tan YC, Cheng C, Oi D, Ling A. Generation and analysis of correlated pairs of photons on a satellite. In Frontiers in Optics. Washington, DC. 2014 https://doi.org/10.1364/FIO.2016.FTh4F.5