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  • Vol. 40, Iss. 32 — Nov. 10, 2001
  • pp: 5949–5953

Quantum measurements with an amplitude-squeezed-light beam splitter

Junxiang Zhang, Tiancai Zhang, Ruifang Dong, Jing Zhang, Changde Xie, and Kunchi Peng  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 40, Issue 32, pp. 5949-5953 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.40.005949


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Abstract

Quantum measurement of amplitude fluctuation is performed by the injection of 2.5-dB amplitude-squeezed light produced by a quantum-well laser into the dark port of a beam splitter as the meter wave. It is shown that the measurements satisfy the criteria of quantum nondemolition measurement. The measured transfer coefficient and the quantum-state preparation ability are 1.07 and 0.8, respectively.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states

History
Original Manuscript: February 14, 2001
Published: November 10, 2001

Citation
Junxiang Zhang, Tiancai Zhang, Ruifang Dong, Jing Zhang, Changde Xie, and Kunchi Peng, "Quantum measurements with an amplitude-squeezed-light beam splitter," Appl. Opt. 40, 5949-5953 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-40-32-5949


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