Enhancing multiphoton rates with quantum memories.

@article{Nunn2013EnhancingMR,
  title={Enhancing multiphoton rates with quantum memories.},
  author={Joshua Nunn and N K Langford and W. Steven Kolthammer and Tessa F. M. Champion and Michael R. Sprague and Patrick Steffen Michelberger and X.-M. Jin and Duncan England and Ian A. Walmsley},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  year={2013},
  volume={110 13},
  pages={
          133601
        }
}
Single photons are a vital resource for optical quantum information processing. Efficient and deterministic single photon sources do not yet exist, however. To date, experimental demonstrations of quantum processing primitives have been implemented using nondeterministic sources combined with heralding and/or postselection. Unfortunately, even for eight photons, the data rates are already so low as to make most experiments impracticable. It is well known that quantum memories, capable of… 

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