Enhanced optical resolution in target detection with phase-sensitive versus phase-insensitive pre-amplification

Oo Kaw Lim*, Zachary Dutton, Gideon Alon, Chao Hsiang Chen, Michael Vasilyev, Prem Kumar

*Corresponding author for this work

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Communications and Quantum Imaging IX
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 7 2011
EventQuantum Communications and Quantum Imaging IX - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Aug 24 2011Aug 25 2011

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume8163
ISSN (Print)0277-786X

Other

OtherQuantum Communications and Quantum Imaging IX
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period8/24/118/25/11

Keywords

  • Optical resolution
  • nonlinear optics
  • optical parametric processes
  • target detection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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