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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 8, Iss. 13 — Jun. 18, 2001
  • pp: 688–693

Quantum optics with particles of light

Victor V. Kozlov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 8, Issue 13, pp. 688-693 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.8.000688


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Abstract

The concept of particles of light is introduced by ascribing a mechanical degree of freedom to a radiational wave packet. Evolution of the position and momentum observables of such particle in a dispersive dielectric is studied. It is shown that an initial coherent state evolves into a dispersed state which is characterized by a reduction of quantum fluctuations below Standard Quantum Limit when a certain combination of the position and momentum observables is measured.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: May 21, 2001
Published: June 18, 2001

Citation
Victor V. Kozlov, "Quantum optics with particles of light," Opt. Express 8, 688-693 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-8-13-688


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