Full characterization of quantum optical detectors

H. B. Coldenstrodt-Ronge, A. P. Worsley, J. S. Lundeen, A. Feito, K. L. Pregnell, C. H. Silberhorn, P. J. Mosley, B. J. Smith, G. Puentes, N. Thomas-Peter, T. C. Ralph, J. Eisert, M. B. Plenio, I. A. Walmsley

Research output: Chapter or section in a book/report/conference proceedingChapter in a published conference proceeding


Full characterization of detectors in the quantum regime is presented. We determine the POVM elements of a photon-number-resolving detector. A method for precise calibration of detector efficiency is demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2009
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2009 - Shanghai, China
Duration: 30 Aug 20093 Sept 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2009


  • Metrology
  • Optical standards and testing
  • Quantum detectors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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