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Space-based quantum sensing for low-power detection of small targets
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Paper Abstract

Correlations between entangled quantum states can be exploited to dramatically improve detection sensitivity under certain conditions. In this paper we argue that space-based surveillance ideally satisfies these conditions and represents a practical application of quantum sensing for the detection of near-earth objects which threaten spacecraft or terrestrial life.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 May 2015
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9461, Radar Sensor Technology XIX; and Active and Passive Signatures VI, 946115 (21 May 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2183326
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Marco Lanzagorta, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Jeffrey Uhlmann, Univ. of Missouri-Columbia (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9461:
Radar Sensor Technology XIX; and Active and Passive Signatures VI
G. Charmaine Gilbreath; Chadwick Todd Hawley; Kenneth I. Ranney; Armin Doerry, Editor(s)

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