Temporal Modes of Light in Satellite-to-Earth Quantum Communications

  title={Temporal Modes of Light in Satellite-to-Earth Quantum Communications},
  author={Ziqing Wang and Robert A. Malaney and Ryan Aguinaldo},
  journal={IEEE Communications Letters},
The photonic Temporal Mode (TM) represents a possible candidate for the delivery of viable multidimensional quantum communications. However, relative to other multidimensional quantum information carriers such as the Orbital Angular Momentum (OAM), the TM has received less attention. Moreover, in the context of the emerging quantum internet and satellite-based quantum communications, the TM has received no attention. In this work, we remedy this situation by considering the traversal through… 

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