Dr. Joseph Lukens coauthors review published in Optica

The quantum technologies emerging today have the potential to transform the world. More powerful computer processing, complex problem-solving and secure communication could change everything. 

@Arizona State University’s very own @Joseph Lukens has contributed to one of these advancements – called frequency-bin quantum information processing – and recently published an invited mini-review with coauthors @Hsuan-Hao Lu, @Marco Liscidini, @Alexander L. Gaeta and @Andrew M. Weiner. 

Their article titled “Frequency-bin photonic quantum information” appears in @Optica, the flagship journal of one of the foremost professional societies for experts in optics and photonics. The review delves into the challenges and potential of this promising technology, which uses tiny particles of light to transfer quantum information. 

One of the features that makes this technology so exciting is the prospect of using different light frequencies to carry separate channels of information securely in a single optical fiber – similar to carrying a variety of distinct items in a single box. 

In short, this technology has the potential to revolutionize countless aspects of technology used in everyday life, such as the security of the internet, communications and information processing.

The groundbreaking work of researchers like Prof. Lukens continues to push the frontiers of quantum science. We can’t wait to see what’s next. 

Read the paper at opg.optica.org/optica/fulltext.cfm?uri=optica-10-12-1655&id=544502