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Temporal ghost imaging

Ghost imaging allows the creation of images using light that never interacts with the object. Researchers now show that this technique can be applied to reconstruct temporal 'images' of rapidly varying, picosecond signals in telecommunication systems.

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Figure 1: Spatial ghost imaging in its simplest adaption.
Figure 2: Temporal ghost imaging follows the same conceptual steps as the spatial ghost imaging layout shown in Fig. 1.


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Faccio, D. Temporal ghost imaging. Nature Photon 10, 150–152 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2016.30

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