## Continuous manipulation of tunable mixed classical light from coherent light to pseudothermal light |

JOSA A, Vol. 28, Issue 4, pp. 560-565 (2011)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.28.000560

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### Abstract

We demonstrated tunable mixed classical light (TMCL) using a mixture of a laser and a pseudothermal light. The TMCL was generated by adjusting the photon number ratio of a laser and a pseudothermal light. The photon number statistics of the TMCL continuously changed from the Poisson distribution to the Bose–Einstein distribution. The

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**OCIS Codes**

(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics

(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence

(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics

**ToC Category:**

Quantum Optics

**History**

Original Manuscript: October 19, 2010

Revised Manuscript: January 19, 2011

Manuscript Accepted: January 20, 2011

Published: March 14, 2011

**Citation**

Hee Jung Lee, In-Ho Bae, and Han Seb Moon, "Continuous manipulation of tunable mixed classical light from coherent light to pseudothermal light," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A **28**, 560-565 (2011)

http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-28-4-560

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