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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1998
  • pp: 1192–1197

Two-photon double-slit interference experiment

C. K. Hong and T. G. Noh  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 15, Issue 3, pp. 1192-1197 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.15.001192


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Abstract

We report a two-photon double-slit interference experiment. Two correlated photons, generated by spontaneous parametric downconversion and traveling in different directions, are made to pass through a double slit in such a way that the path of one photon can be identified with that of the other photon. No single-photon interference pattern is observed even if the path is not actually identified, but a spatial interference pattern appears in the joint detection counting rates of the photon pairs. It can easily be shown that these nonlocal phenomena cannot be exhibited by any kind of classical field.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(000.1600) General : Classical and quantum physics
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics

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C. K. Hong and T. G. Noh, "Two-photon double-slit interference experiment," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 15, 1192-1197 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-15-3-1192

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