Quantum Information Processing

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 925–948 | Cite as

Single and biphoton imaging and high dimensional quantum communication

  • John C. Howell
  • Petr M. Anisimov
  • Jonathan P. Dowling
  • Robert W. Boyd


Here, we present recent developments in the field of quantum imaging focusing on the high dimensionality aspects of single and biphoton imaging. We discuss some systems that have a “quantum advantage” over classical counterparts. We highlight some recent experiments in single-photon image discrimination, large alphabet quantum key distribution and image buffering.


Quantum optics Quantum communication Quantum imaging Slow light Entangled photons 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John C. Howell
    • 1
  • Petr M. Anisimov
    • 2
  • Jonathan P. Dowling
    • 2
  • Robert W. Boyd
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of RochesterRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Hearne Institute for Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics and AstronomyLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA
  3. 3.Institute of OpticsUniversity of RochesterRochesterUSA

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