Readings

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Although no textbook was used during the course, references were provided to supplement the lecture notes.

Supplementary Reading List 1

Quantum Key Distribution

Bouwmeester, D., A. Ekert, and A. Zeilinger, eds. The Physics of Quantum Information. Berlin, Germany: Springer, 2000, chapter 2. ISBN: 3540667784.

Nielsen, Michael A., and Isaac L. Chuang. Quantum Computation and Quantum Information. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2003, chapter 2. ISBN: 0521635039.

Electromagnetic Field Quantization

Louisell, William H. Quantum Statistical Properties of Radiation. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1973, sections 4.3 and 4.4.

Mandel, Leonard, and Emil Wolf. Optical Coherence and Quantum Optics. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1995, sections 10.1-10.3. ISBN: 0521417112.

Random Processes

Shapiro, Jeffrey H. "Optical Propagation, Detection, and Communication." (unpublished book, n.d.), Chapter 4.

Semiclassical vs. Quantum Photodetection

Shapiro, J. H., H. P. Yuen, and J. A. Machado Mata. "Optical Communication with Two-photon Coherent States - Part II: Photoemissive Detection and Structured Receiver Performance." IEEE Trans Inform Theory IT-25 (1979): 179-192.

Yuen, H. P., and J. H. Shapiro. "Optical Communication with Two-photon Coherent States - Part III: Quantum Measurements Realizable with Photoemissive Detectors." IEEE Trans Inform Theory IT-26 (1980): 78-92.

Shapiro, J. H. "Quantum Noise and Excess Noise in Optical Homodyne and Heterodyne Receivers." IEEE J Quantum Electron QE-21 (1985): 237-250.

Mandel, L., and E. Wolf. Optical Coherence and Quantum Optics. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1995, sections 9.1-9.8, 12.1-12.4, 12.9, and 12.10. ISBN: 0521417112.

Supplementary Reading List 2

Coupled-mode Equations for Parametric Interactions

Saleh, Bahaa E. A., and Malvin C. Teich. Fundamentals of Photonics. New York, NY: Wiley-Interscience, 1991, section 19.4. ISBN: 0471839655.

Nonclassical Light Generation from Parametric Downconversion

Mandel, L., and E. Wolf. Optical Coherence and Quantum Optics. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1995, sections 21.7 and 22.4. ISBN: 0521417112.

Gaussian-state Theory of Parametric Amplifier Noise and its Quantum Signatures

Shapiro, J. H., and K.-X. Sun. "Semiclassical versus Quantum Behavior in Fourth-Order Interference." J Opt Soc Am B 11 (1994): 1130.

Shapiro, J. H. "Quantum Gaussian Noise." Proc SPIE 5111 (2003): 382.

Supplementary Reading List 3

Binary Optical Communication with Squeezed-State Light

Shapiro, J. H., H. P. Yuen, and J. A. Machado Mata. "Optical Communication with Two-photon Coherent States - Part II: Photoemissive Detection and Structured Receiver Performance." IEEE Trans Inform Theory IT- 25 (1979): 179.

Squeezed-State Interferometry

Caves, C. M. "Quantum-mechanical Noise in an Interferometer." Phys Rev D 23 (1981): 1693.

Bondurant, R. S., and J. H. Shapiro. "Squeezed States in Phase Sensing Interferometers." Phys Rev D 30 (1984): 2548.

Super-Dense Coding

Nielsen, M. A., and I. L. Chuang. Quantum Computation and Quantum Information. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2000, section 2.3. ISBN: 0521635039.

Quantum Lithography

Boto, A. N., P. Kok, D. S. Abrams, S. L. Braunstein, C. P. Williams, and J. P. Dowling. "Quantum Interferometric Optical Lithography: Exploiting Entanglement to Beat the Diffraction Limit." Phys Rev Lett 85 (2000): 2733.