Classical Capacity of the Lossy Bosonic Channel: The Exact Solution

V. Giovannetti, S. Guha, S. Lloyd, L. Maccone, J. H. Shapiro, Horace Pak-Hong Yuen

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Abstract

The classical capacity of the lossy bosonic channel is calculated exactly. It is shown that its Holevo information is not superadditive, and that a coherent-state encoding achieves capacity. The capacity of far-field, free-space optical communications is given as an example.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume92
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

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Giovannetti, V. ; Guha, S. ; Lloyd, S. ; Maccone, L. ; Shapiro, J. H. ; Yuen, Horace Pak-Hong. / Classical Capacity of the Lossy Bosonic Channel : The Exact Solution. In: Physical review letters. 2004 ; Vol. 92, No. 2.
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