Fast Polarization Switch for Polarization-based Quantum Communication

Vinicius M. Lima, Gustavo C. Amaral, Felipe Calliari, Guilherme P. Temporão, Jean Pierre von der Weid, Joaquim D. Garcia, João Pedro Garcia

Abstract

We present a complete optoelectronic unit for polarization visualization, switching and control. The system is based on a Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) unit and comprises: an acquisition unit containing an analog polarimeter and digital-to-analog converters; an FPGA capable of implementing an optimal algorithm for three-stage arbitrary polarization tracking; and an electronic driver with analog-to-digital converters capable of interfacing with Lithium-Niobate-based Polarization Controllers. The results, determined via simulation of real-parameter devices, show that fast polarization switch is achievable.

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Lima V., Amaral G., Calliari F., Temporão G., von der Weid J., D. Garcia J. and Pedro Garcia J. (2017). Fast Polarization Switch for Polarization-based Quantum Communication . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS, ISBN 978-989-758-223-3, pages 288-293. DOI: 10.5220/0006212202880293


in Bibtex Style

@conference{photoptics17,
author={Vinicius M. Lima and Gustavo C. Amaral and Felipe Calliari and Guilherme P. Temporão and Jean Pierre von der Weid and Joaquim D. Garcia and João Pedro Garcia},
title={Fast Polarization Switch for Polarization-based Quantum Communication},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,},
year={2017},
pages={288-293},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006212202880293},
isbn={978-989-758-223-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,
TI - Fast Polarization Switch for Polarization-based Quantum Communication
SN - 978-989-758-223-3
AU - Lima V.
AU - Amaral G.
AU - Calliari F.
AU - Temporão G.
AU - von der Weid J.
AU - D. Garcia J.
AU - Pedro Garcia J.
PY - 2017
SP - 288
EP - 293
DO - 10.5220/0006212202880293