Proposal for witnessing non-classical light with the human eye

Dodel, A. and Mayinda, A. and Oudot, E. and Martin, A. and Sekatski, P. and Bancal, J. -D. and Sangouard, N.. (2017) Proposal for witnessing non-classical light with the human eye. Quantum, 1. p. 7.

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We give a complete proposal showing how to detect the non-classical nature of photonic states with naked eyes as detectors. The enabling technology is a sub-Poissonian photonic state that is obtained from single photons, displacement operations in phase space and basic non-photon-number-resolving detectors. We present a detailed statistical analysis of our proposal including imperfect photon creation and detection and a realistic model of the human eye. We conclude that a few tens of hours are sufficient to certify non-classical light with the human eye with a p-value of 10%.
Faculties and Departments:05 Faculty of Science > Departement Physik > Physik > Quantum Physics (Sangouard)
UniBasel Contributors:Sangouard, Nicolas
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Publisher:Verein zur Förderung des Open Access Publizierens in den Quantenwissenschaften
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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