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Approaching the quantum limit

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Interrogation schemes based on quantum physics look set to push the data-handling capabilities of optical communication channels to new levels of performance.

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Figure 1: Detection of binary information encoded as an on/off pulse.

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Banaszek, K. Approaching the quantum limit. Nature Photon 6, 351–353 (2012) doi:10.1038/nphoton.2012.121

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