Introduction to the special issue on quantum imaging

Introduction to the special issue on quantum imaging Quantum Inf Process (2012) 11:887–889 DOI 10.1007/s11128-012-0401-z EDITORIAL Robert W. Boyd · Peter J. Reynolds Received: 16 March 2012 / Accepted: 19 March 2012 / Published online: 29 March 2012 © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012 Advances in both quantum optics and in quantum information science that took place through the 1990’s opened the possibility of entirely new methods for forming (and even storing) images, some with unprecedented sensitivity and resolution. This new field of research, known as Quantum Imaging, led to other conceptual break- throughs as well, such as the possibility of imaging without interaction. Moreover, quantum imaging exploits quantum parallelism in ways intrinsic to image-bearing beams, leading to large information capacity. Significant progress in the conceptual understanding of both image formation and of quantum protocols has resulted from recent research in quantum imaging. Quantum imaging also holds great promise for addressing practical, real-world problems. In view of this potential, a major research initiative was proposed in 2003 at the Army Research Office to create a so-called MURI—a Center (delocalized, but nevertheless logistically a Center)—to explore further this emerging field of Quantum Imaging. The initiative was successful, and a competition was launched in 2004. The winning Center was http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quantum Information Processing Springer Journals

Introduction to the special issue on quantum imaging

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Publisher
Springer US
Copyright
Copyright © 2012 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Physics; Mathematical Physics; Quantum Computing; Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics; Data Structures, Cryptology and Information Theory; Quantum Physics
ISSN
1570-0755
eISSN
1573-1332
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11128-012-0401-z
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Quantum Inf Process (2012) 11:887–889 DOI 10.1007/s11128-012-0401-z EDITORIAL Robert W. Boyd · Peter J. Reynolds Received: 16 March 2012 / Accepted: 19 March 2012 / Published online: 29 March 2012 © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012 Advances in both quantum optics and in quantum information science that took place through the 1990’s opened the possibility of entirely new methods for forming (and even storing) images, some with unprecedented sensitivity and resolution. This new field of research, known as Quantum Imaging, led to other conceptual break- throughs as well, such as the possibility of imaging without interaction. Moreover, quantum imaging exploits quantum parallelism in ways intrinsic to image-bearing beams, leading to large information capacity. Significant progress in the conceptual understanding of both image formation and of quantum protocols has resulted from recent research in quantum imaging. Quantum imaging also holds great promise for addressing practical, real-world problems. In view of this potential, a major research initiative was proposed in 2003 at the Army Research Office to create a so-called MURI—a Center (delocalized, but nevertheless logistically a Center)—to explore further this emerging field of Quantum Imaging. The initiative was successful, and a competition was launched in 2004. The winning Center was

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Published: Mar 29, 2012

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