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Modified Afshar experiment: calculations
Author(s): Eduardo V. Flores
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Paper Abstract

The Afshar experiment is a relatively simple two-slit experiment with results that show a discrepancy with the predictions of Bohr's Principle of Complementarity. We report on the results of a calculation using a simpler but equivalent set-up called the modified Afshar experiment. Numerical results are in agreement with the experimental measurements performed on the Afshar experiment set-up. Calculations show that the level of which-way information and visibility in the Afshar experiment is higher than originally estimated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 September 2009
PDF: 16 pages
Proc. SPIE 7421, The Nature of Light: What are Photons? III, 74210W (10 September 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.826015
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Eduardo V. Flores, Rowan Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7421:
The Nature of Light: What are Photons? III
Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri; Al F. Kracklauer; Andrei Yu. Khrennikov, Editor(s)

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