Quantum information processing with space-division multiplexing optical fibres

  title={Quantum information processing with space-division multiplexing optical fibres},
  author={Guilherme B. Xavier and Gustavo Lima},
  journal={Communications Physics},
The optical fibre is an essential tool for our communication infrastructure since it is the main transmission channel for optical communications. The latest major advance in optical fibre technology is space-division multiplexing, where new fibre designs and components establish multiple co-existing data channels based on light propagation over distinct transverse optical modes. Simultaneously, there have been many recent developments in the field of quantum information processing, with novel… Expand
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