# Mitigating linear optics imperfections via port allocation and compilation

@inproceedings{Kumar2021MitigatingLO, title={Mitigating linear optics imperfections via port allocation and compilation}, author={S. Praveen Kumar and Leonhard Neuhaus and Lukas G Helt and Haoyu Qi and Blair Morrison and Dylan H. Mahler and Ish Dhand}, year={2021} }

Linear optics is a promising route to building quantum technologies that operate at room temperature and can be manufactured scalably on integrated photonic platforms. However, scaling up linear optics requires high-performance operation amid inevitable manufacturing imperfections. We present techniques for enhancing the performance of linear optical interferometers by tailoring their port allocation and compilation to the on-chip imperfections, which can be determined beforehand by suitable…

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