Indian Journal of Physics

, Volume 93, Issue 2, pp 251–255 | Cite as

Real-time compensation of single photons polarization state drift based on genetic algorithm

  • Bo YuEmail author
  • Qing Zhang
  • Zaihe Jian
Original Paper


We present an automatic single photons polarization state control system. The single photons polarization state optimizing results are theoretically simulated based on genetic algorithm. With the optimized integration time, single photons polarization state drift is experimentally compensated using the four-channel polarization controller manipulated by genetic algorithm. The intensity fluctuation is less than 3% for an arbitrary input polarization state transformed into the stable output polarization state.


Single photons Polarization state Polarization control Genetic algorithm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsXinzhou Teachers UniversityXinzhouChina

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