Papers on Quantum-Inspired Superresolution

Superresolution methods for incoherent imaging—inspired by quantum information theory


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Mankei Tsang, Ranjith Nair, and Xiao-Ming LuQuantum Theory of Superresolution for Two Incoherent Optical Point SourcesPhysical Review X 6, 031033 (2016)2015-11-02Popular Coverage
Ranjith Nair and Mankei TsangInterferometric superlocalization of two incoherent optical point sourcesOptics Express 24, 3684 (2016)2015-12-28Covered by Laser Focus World
Mankei Tsang, Ranjith Nair, and Xiao-Ming LuQuantum information for semiclassical opticsProc. SPIE 10029, Quantum and Nonlinear Optics IV, 1002903 (2016)2016-02-15
Ranjith Nair and Mankei TsangFar-field Superresolution of Thermal Electromagnetic Sources at the Quantum LimitPhysical Review Letters 117, 190801 (2016)2016-04-04Editors' Suggestion. Follow this link for Supplemental Material
Mankei TsangConservative classical and quantum resolution limits for incoherent imagingJournal of Modern Optics 65, 1385 (2018)2016-05-12Special issue for PQE 2017
Shan Zheng Ang, Ranjith Nair, and Mankei TsangQuantum limit for two-dimensional resolution of two incoherent optical point sourcesPhysical Review A 95, 063847 (2017)2016-06-02
Mankei TsangSubdiffraction incoherent optical imaging via spatial-mode demultiplexingNew Journal of Physics 19, 023054 (2017)2016-08-09
Xiao-Ming Lu, Hari Krovi, Ranjith Nair, Saikat Guha, and Jeffrey H. ShapiroQuantum-optimal detection of one-versus-two incoherent optical sources with arbitrary separationnpj Quantum Information 4, 64 (2018)2016-09-10
Mankei TsangSubdiffraction incoherent optical imaging via spatial-mode demultiplexing: Semiclassical treatmentPhysical Review A 97, 023830 (2018)2017-03-26
Fan Yang, Ranjith Nair, Mankei Tsang, Christoph Simon, and Alexander I. LvovskyFisher information for far-field linear optical superresolution via homodyne or heterodyne detection in a higher-order local oscillator modePhysical Review A 96, 063829 (2017)2017-06-27
Mankei TsangQuantum limit to subdiffraction incoherent optical imagingPhysical Review A 99, 012305 (2019)2018-06-07Editors' Suggestion. Covered by APS Physics Buzz
Mankei Tsang and Ranjith NairResurgence of Rayleigh's curse in the presence of partial coherence: commentOptica 6, 400 (2019)2018-10-29
Mankei TsangResolving starlight: a quantum perspectiveContemporary Physics 60, 279 (2019)2019-06-05Invited review paper
Mankei TsangSemiparametric estimation for incoherent optical imagingPhysical Review Research 1, 033006 (2019)2019-06-11
Mankei TsangSemiparametric bounds for subdiffraction incoherent optical imaging: a parametric-submodel approacharXiv:2010.035182020-10-07
Mankei TsangEfficient superoscillation measurement for incoherent optical imagingarXiv:2010.110842020-10-21
Mankei TsangPoisson Quantum InformationarXiv:2103.085322021-03-15


Zong Sheng Tang, Kadir Durak, and Alexander LingFault-tolerant and finite-error localization for point emitters within the diffraction limitOptics Express 24, 22004 (2016)CQT Highlight
Martin Paur, Bohumil Stoklasa, Zdenek Hradil, Luis L. Sanchez-Soto, and Jaroslav RehacekAchieving the ultimate optical resolutionOptica 3, 1144 (2016)OSA Optics & Photonics News
Fan Yang, Arina Taschilina, E. S. Moiseev, Christoph Simon, and A. I. LvovskyFar-field linear optical superresolution via heterodyne detection in a higher-order local oscillator modeOptica 3, 1148 (2016)
Weng Kian Tham, Hugo Ferretti, and Aephraim M. SteinbergBeating Rayleigh's Curse by Imaging Using Phase InformationPhysical Review Letters 118, 070801 (2017)Press Release
John M. Donohue, Vahid Ansari, Jaroslav Řeháček, Zdeněk Hradil, Bohumil Stoklasa, Martin Paúr, Luis L. Sánchez-Soto, and Christine SilberhornQuantum-Limited Time-Frequency Estimation through Mode-Selective Photon MeasurementPhysical Review Letters 121, 090501 (2018)
Michał Parniak, Sebastian Borówka, Kajetan Boroszko, Wojciech Wasilewski, Konrad Banaszek, and Rafał Demkowicz-DobrzańskiBeating the Rayleigh Limit Using Two-Photon InterferencePhysical Review Letters 121, 250503 (2018)
M. Paur, B. Stoklasa, J. Grover, A. Krzic, L. L. Sanchez-Soto, Z. Hradil, and J. RehacekTempering Rayleigh's curse with PSF shapingOptica 5, 1177 (2018)
J. Hassett, T. Malhorta, M. A. Alonso, R. W. Boyd, S. M. Hashemi Rafsanjani, and A. N. VamivakasSub-Rayleigh Limit Localization with a Spatial Mode AnalyzerFrontiers in Optics / Laser Science, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2018), paper JW4A.124
Yiyu Zhou, Jing Yang, Jeremy D. Hassett, Seyed Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani, Mohammad Mirhosseini, A. Nick Vamivakas, Andrew N. Jordan, Zhimin Shi, and Robert W. BoydQuantum-limited estimation of the axial separation of two incoherent point sourcesOptica 6, 534-541 (2019)
M. Paúr, B. Stoklasa, D. Koutný, J. Řeháček, Z. Hradil, J. Grover, A. Krzic, and L. L. Sánchez-SotoReading out Fisher information from the zeros of the point spread functionOptics Letters 44, 3114-3117 (2019)
S. A. Wadood, Julia Allen, Yiyu Zhou, Jing Yang, M. A. Alonso, Andrew N. Jordan, Robert W. Boyd, and A. Nick VamivakasSuperresolution using parity sorting with partially coherent lightFrontiers in Optics + Laser Science, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2019), paper FM3C.7

J. Řeháček, M. Paúr, B. Stoklasa, D. Koutný, Z. Hradil, and L. L. Sánchez-SotoIntensity-Based Axial Localization at the Quantum LimitPhysical Review Letters 123, 193601 (2019)
Mary Salit, Jeffrey Klein, and Lisa LustExperimental characterization of a mode-separating photonic lantern for imaging applications Applied Optics 59, 5319 (2020)
He Zhang, Santosh Kumar, and Yu-Ping HuangSuper-resolution optical classifier with high photon efficiencyOptics Letters 45, 4968 (2020)

Pauline Boucher, Claude Fabre, Guillaume Labroille, and Nicolas TrepsSpatial optical mode demultiplexing as a practical tool for optimal transverse distance estimationOptica 7, 1621 (2020)
Vahid Ansari, Benjamin Brecht, Jano Gil-López, John M. Donohue, Jaroslav Řeháček, Zdeněk Hradil, Luis L. Sánchez-Soto, and Christine SilberhornAchieving the Ultimate Quantum Timing ResolutionPRX Quantum 2, 010301 (2021)Viewpoint: Getting a Handle on Timing
S. A. Wadood, Yiyu Zhou, Jing Yang, M. A. Alonso, X.-F. Qian, T. Malhotra, S. M. Hashemi Rafsanjani, Andrew N. Jordan, Robert W. Boyd, and A. Nick VamivakasQuantum bounds to localization of partially coherent emittersOSA Quantum 2.0 Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2020), paper QW6A.5
B. Brecht, V. Ansari, J. Gil-Lopez, J. M. Donohue, J. Řeháček, Z. Hradil, L. L. Sánchez-Soto, and Ch. SilberhornExperimental Demonstration of Multi-Parameter Estimation at the Ultimate Quantum LimitOSA Quantum 2.0 Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2020), paper QW6A.17
S. A. Wadood, Yiyu Zhou, Jing Yang, Kevin Liang, M. A. Alonso, X.-F. Qian, T. Malhotra, S.M. Hashemi Rafsanjani, Andrew N. Jordan, Robert W. Boyd, A. N. VamivakasSuperresolution of partially coherent light sources using parity sortingarXiv:2102.01603 (2021)
Sara L. Mouradian, Neil Glikin, Eli Megidish, Kai-Isaak Ellers, and Hartmut HaeffnerQuantum sensing of intermittent stochastic signalsPhysical Review A 103, 032419 (2021)
Syamsundar De, Jano Gil-Lopez, Benjamin Brecht, Christine Silberhorn, Luis L. Sanchez-Soto, Z. Hradil, J. RehacekEffects of coherence on temporal resolutionarXiv:2103.10833 (2021)
Kalyan Santra, Viet Nguyen, Emily A. Smith, Jacob W. Petrich, and Xueyu SongLocalization of Nonblinking Point Sources Using Higher-Order-Mode Detection and Optical Heterodyning: Developing a Strategy for Extending the Scope of Molecular, Super-resolution ImagingJ. Phys. Chem. B 125, 3092 (2021)

Other References of Interest

Cosmo Lupo and Stefano PirandolaUltimate Precision Bound of Quantum and Subwavelength ImagingPhysical Review Letters 117, 190802 (2016)
J. Řeháček, M. Paúr, B. Stoklasa, Z. Hradil, and L. L. Sánchez-SotoOptimal measurements for resolution beyond the Rayleigh limitOptics Letters 42, 231–234 (2017)
Ronan Kerviche, Saikat Guha, and Amit AshokFundamental limit of resolving two point sources limited by an arbitrary point spread function2017 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT) (IEEE, Aachen, Germany, 2017) pp. 441–445.
Andrzej Chrostowski, Rafał Demkowicz-Dobrzański, Marcin Jarzyna, and Konrad BanaszekOn super-resolution imaging as a multiparameter estimation problemInternational Journal of Quantum Information 15, 1740005 (2017)
J. Řeháček, Z. Hradil, B. Stoklasa, M. Paúr, J. Grover, A. Krzic, and L. L. Sánchez-SotoMultiparameter quantum metrology of incoherent point sources: Towards realistic superresolutionPhysical Review A 96, 062107 (2017)
J. Řeháček, Z. Hradil, D. Koutný, J. Grover, A. Krzic, and L. L. Sánchez-SotoOptimal measurements for quantum spatial superresolutionPhysical Review A 98, 012103 (2018)
Mikael P. Backlund, Yoav Shechtman, and Ronald L. WalsworthFundamental Precision Bounds for Three-Dimensional Optical Localization Microscopy with Poisson StatisticsPhysical Review Letters 121, 023904 (2018)
Zhixian Yu and Sudhakar PrasadQuantum Limited Superresolution of an Incoherent Source Pair in Three DimensionsPhysical Review Letters 121, 180504 (2018)
Walker Larson and Bahaa E. A. SalehResurgence of Rayleigh’s curse in the presence of partial coherenceOptica 5, 1382–1389 (2018)
Sisi Zhou and Liang JiangModern description of Rayleigh’s criterionPhysical Review A 99, 013808 (2019)
Sudhakar Prasad and Zhixian YuQuantum-limited superlocalization and superresolution of a source pair in three dimensionsPhysical Review A 99, 022116 (2019)
Zachary Dutton, Ronan Kerviche, Amit Ashok, and Saikat GuhaAttaining the quantum limit of superresolution in imaging an object’s length via predetection spatial-mode sortingPhysical Review A 99, 033847 (2019)
Walker Larson and Bahaa E. A. SalehResurgence of Rayleigh’s curse in the presence of partial coherence: replyOptica 6, 402–403 (2019)
Carmine Napoli, Samanta Piano, Richard Leach, Gerardo Adesso, and Tommaso TufarelliTowards Superresolution Surface Metrology: Quantum Estimation of Angular and Axial SeparationsPhysical Review Letters 122, 140505 (2019)
Kent Bonsma-Fisher, Weng-Kian Tham, Hugo Ferretti, and Aephraim SteinbergRealistic sub-Rayleigh imaging with phase-sensitive measurementsNew Journal of Physics 21, 093010 (2019)
Evangelia Bisketzi, Dominic Branford, and Animesh DattaQuantum limits of localisation microscopyNew Journal of Physics 21, 123032 (2019)
Michael R Grace, Zachary Dutton, Amit Ashok, and Saikat GuhaApproaching quantum limited super-resolution imaging without prior knowledge of the object locationJournal of the Optical Society of America A 37, 1288 (2020)
Sudhakar PrasadQuantum limited super-resolution of an unequal-brightness source pair in three dimensionsPhysica Scripta 95, 054004 (2020) [Focus Issue in Memory of Roy Glauber]
Kwan Kit Lee and Amit AshokSurpassing Rayleigh limit: Fisher information analysis of partially coherent source(s)Proc. SPIE 11136, Optics and Photonics for Information Processing XIII; 111360H (2019)
Cosmo Lupo, Zixin Huang, and Pieter KokQuantum Limits to Incoherent Imaging are Achieved by Linear InterferometryPhysical Review Letters 124, 080503 (2020)
T. Gefen, A. Rotem, and A. RetzkerOvercoming resolution limits with quantum sensingNature Communications 10, 4992 (2019)
Yink Loong Len, Chandan Datta, Michał Parniak, and Konrad BanaszekResolution limits of spatial mode demultiplexing with noisy detectionInternational Journal of Quantum Information 18, 1941015 (2020)
Cosmo LupoSub-wavelength quantum imaging with noisy detectorsPhysical Review A 101, 022323 (2020)
J. O. de Almeida, J. Kołodynski, C. Hirche, M. Lewenstein, and M. SkotiniotisDiscrimination and estimation of incoherent sources under misalignmentPhysical Review A 103, 022406 (2021)
Oumeng Zhang and Matthew D. LewQuantum limits for precisely estimating the orientation and wobble of dipole emittersPhysical Review Research 2, 033114 (2020)
Manuel Gessner, Claude Fabre, and Nicolas TrepsSuperresolution Limits from Measurement CrosstalkPhysical Review Letters 125, 100501 (2020)
Chandan Datta, Marcin Jarzyna, Yink Loong Len, Karol Łukanowski, Jan Kołodyński, and Konrad BanaszekSub-Rayleigh resolution of incoherent sources by array homodyningPhysical Review A 102, 063526 (2020)
Sudhakar PrasadQuantum limited source localization and pair superresolution in two dimensions under finite-emission bandwidthPhysical Review A 102, 033726 (2020)
Sudhakar PrasadQuantum limited superresolution of extended sources in one and two dimensionsPhysical Review A 102, 063719 (2020)
Changhun Oh, Sisi Zhou, Yat Wong, and Liang JiangQuantum Limits of Superresolution in a Noisy EnvironmentPhysical Review Letters 126, 120502 (2021)
Oumeng Zhang, Matthew D. LewSingle-molecule orientation localization microscopy I: fundamental limitsJOSA A 38, 277 (2021)
Oumeng Zhang, Matthew D. LewSingle-molecule orientation localization microscopy II: a performance comparisonJOSA A 38, 288 (2021)
Zixin Huang, Cosmo Lupo, Pieter KokQuantum-limited estimation of range and velocityarXiv:2011.07081 (2020)
Lijun Peng, Xiao-Ming LuGeneralization of Rayleigh's Curse on Parameter Estimation with Incoherent SourcesPhysical Review A 103, 042601 (2021)
Lukas J. Fiderer, Tommaso Tufarelli, Samanta Piano, Gerardo AdessoGeneral expressions for the quantum Fisher information matrix with applications to discrete quantum imagingarXiv:2012.01572 (2020)
Ben Wang, Liang Xu, Lijian ZhangQuantum-limited Localisation and Resolution in Three DimensionsarXiv:2012.05089 (2020)
Kevin Liang, S. A. Wadood, A. N. VamivakasCoherence effects on estimating two-point separationOptica 8, 243 (2021)
Kwan Kit Lee and Amit AshokPartially Coherent Object Length Estimation: Information-theoretic AnalysisImaging and Applied Optics Congress, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2020), paper CTh4C.3
Yunkai Wang, Yujie Zhang, Virginia O. LorenzSuperresolution in Interferometric Imaging of Strong Thermal SourcesarXiv:2012.14026 (2020)
Katherine Bearne, Yiyu Zhou, Boris Braverman, Jing Yang, S. A. Wadood, Andrew N. Jordan, A. N. Vamivakas, Zhimin Shi, Robert W. BoydConfocal super-resolution microscopy based on a spatial mode sorterOptics Express 29,11784 (2021)
Aqil Sajjad, Michael R Grace, Quntao Zhuang, Saikat GuhaAttaining quantum limited precision of localizing an object in passive imagingarXiv:2102.02228 (2021)
Giacomo Sorelli, Manuel Gessner, Mattia Walschaers, Nicolas TrepsOptimal observables for practical super-resolution imagingarXiv:2102.05611 (2021)
Dominik Koutny, Zdenek Hradil, Jaroslav Rehacek, Luis L Sánchez-SotoAxial superlocalization with vortex beamsQuantum Science and Technology 6, 025021 (2021)
Stanislaw KurdzialekBack to sources -- the role of coherence in super-resolution imaging revisitedarXiv:2103.12096 (2021)
Zdeněk Hradil, Dominik Koutný, and Jaroslav ŘeháčekExploring the ultimate limits: super-resolution enhanced by partial coherenceOptics Letters 46, 1728 (2021)
Manav Shah and Linran FanFrequency Superresolution with Spectrotemporal Shaping of PhotonsPhysical Review Applied 15, 034071 (2021)