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Event-by-event simulation of experiments to create entanglement and violate Bell inequalities
Author(s): K. Michielsen; H. De Raedt
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Paper Abstract

We discuss a discrete-event, particle-based simulation approach which reproduces the statistical distributions of Maxwell’s theory and quantum theory by generating detection events one-by-one. This event-based approach gives a unified causeand- effect description of quantum optics experiments such as single-photon Mach-Zehnder interferometer, Wheeler’s delayed choice, quantum eraser, double-slit, Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen-Bohm and Hanbury Brown-Twiss experiments, and various neutron interferometry experiments. We illustrate the approach by application to single-photon Einstein-Podolsky- Rosen-Bohm experiments and single-neutron interferometry experiments that violate a Bell inequality.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 2013
PDF: 16 pages
Proc. SPIE 8832, The Nature of Light: What are Photons? V, 88321M (1 October 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2021863
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K. Michielsen, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH (Germany)
RWTH Aachen Univ. (Germany)
H. De Raedt, Univ. of Groningen (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8832:
The Nature of Light: What are Photons? V
Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri; Al F. Kracklauer; Hans De Raedt, Editor(s)

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