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Enhanced optical resolution in target detection with phase-sensitive versus phase-insensitive pre-amplification
Author(s): Oo-Kaw Lim; Zachary Dutton; Gideon Alon; Chao-Hsiang Chen; Michael Vasilyev; Prem Kumar
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Paper Abstract

We investigate the performance of phase-sensitive versus phase-insensitive pre-amplification in optical resolution enhancement with a binary hypothesis test. Phase-sensitive pre-amplification is shown to outperform phaseinsensitive pre-amplification by more than 2 dB.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 September 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8163, Quantum Communications and Quantum Imaging IX, 816306 (6 September 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.895210
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Oo-Kaw Lim, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
Zachary Dutton, Raytheon BBN Technologies (United States)
Gideon Alon, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
Chao-Hsiang Chen, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
Michael Vasilyev, The Univ. of Texas at Arlington (United States)
Prem Kumar, Raytheon BBN Technologies (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8163:
Quantum Communications and Quantum Imaging IX
Ronald E. Meyers; Yanhua Shih; Keith S. Deacon, Editor(s)

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