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Conclusive quantum steering with transition-edge sensors

Data: 6a feira - 16/12/2011 Hora: 11hs Local: A2-05

Dr. Marcelo Almeida University of Queensland (Brisbane - Austrália)

Título: Conclusive quantum steering with transition-edge sensors

Abstract: Quantum steering allows two parties to verify shared entanglement even if one measurement device is untrusted. A conclusive demonstration of steering through the violation of a steering inequality is of considerable fundamental interest and opens up applications in quantum communication. To date, all experimental tests with single-photon states have relied on post selection, allowing untrusted devices to cheat by hiding unfavourable events in losses. Here we close this ?detection loophole? by combining a highly efficient source of entangled photon pairs with superconducting transition-edge sensors. We achieve an unprecedented ~62% conditional detection efficiency of entangled photons and violate a steering inequality with the minimal number of measurement settings by 48 s.d.s. Our results provide a clear path to practical applications of steering and to a photonic loophole-free Bell test.


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