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Linear optical transformer of the photon distribution function
Author(s): V. V. Dodonov; Olga V. Man'ko; V. I. Man'ko; P. G. Polynkin
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Paper Abstract

A quantum optical device performing linear transformation of photon creation and annihilation operators is proposed. The action of such a linear transformer on three types of states: Fock state, squeezed and correlated state, and Schrodinger cat state is studied. The two-mode beam splitter is considered as a simple example of a linear transformer. It is shown that the beam splitter can transform subpoissonian Gaussian light into superpoissonian (and vice versa).

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 May 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2799, Atomic and Quantum Optics: High-Precision Measurements, (6 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239835
Show Author Affiliations
V. V. Dodonov, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
Olga V. Man'ko, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
V. I. Man'ko, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
P. G. Polynkin, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2799:
Atomic and Quantum Optics: High-Precision Measurements
Sergei N. Bagayev; Anatoly S. Chirkin, Editor(s)

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