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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2011
  • pp: 1512–1514

Quantum interference and entanglement of photons that do not overlap in time

R. Wiegner, C. Thiel, J. von Zanthier, and G. S. Agarwal  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 8, pp. 1512-1514 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.001512


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Abstract

We discuss the possibility of quantum interferences and entanglement of photons that exist at different intervals of time, i.e., one photon being recorded before the other has been created. The corresponding two-photon correlation function is shown to violate Bell’s inequalities.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(000.2658) General : Fundamental tests

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 8, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 21, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 21, 2011
Published: April 15, 2011

Citation
R. Wiegner, C. Thiel, J. von Zanthier, and G. S. Agarwal, "Quantum interference and entanglement of photons that do not overlap in time," Opt. Lett. 36, 1512-1514 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-8-1512

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