An area of research in quantum photonics that focuses on enabling the generation, manipulation and detection of quantum states of light in a single integrated platform or chip. The goal is to build scalable photonic integrated circuits for the advancement of quantum technology. It is thought that for quantum photonics to reach its full potential an integrated optics architecture will be needed to improve performance, miniaturization and scalability.
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- Quantum photonicsThe science of detecting, controlling, and manipulating individual photons. The field includes the generation, detection and coherent manipulation of photonic quantum states. Quantum photonics can be used to improve the security of information transfer, speed up algorithms, and increase the accuracy of measurements.