Author: Riddhiman Bhattacharya
This article explores quantum optics, where scientists for over two decades have worked on methods to minimize fluctuations in light measurement using quantum techniques. These approaches decrease quantum noise and create strong connections between light particles. Besides focusing on bright light beams, the article emphasizes images formed by light, captured using tools like CCD cameras. Since light adheres to quantum rules, images inevitably encounter unpredictable ”quantum noise,” complicating reliable information extraction and precise detail spotting. Researchers have worked within the uncertainty principle to control these changes, achieving ”spatial quantum entanglement” that links measurements from different image spots. Such techniques promise enhanced image precision, especially valuable in microscopy and data storage. The article concludes with the potential of quantum ideas in image computing, highlighting early-stage research and practical applications.
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