Synchronizing heralded single photon sources for efficient quantum communication

Fumihiro Kaneda, Alexander Hill, Paul Kwiat

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We demonstrate synchronized heralded single-photon sources by using a low-loss photon storage technique. Our synchronization scheme can realize efficient two-photon quantum communication protocols, e.g., measurement-device-independent quantum key distribution.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580194
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jul 21
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016 - Rochester, United States
Duration: 2016 Oct 172016 Oct 21

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016
Country/TerritoryUnited States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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