Detection of Squeezed Light by Coherently Superposed Detector States

  • G. Kurizki
  • M. Shapiro
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A new type of photodetectors has been proposed by us recently1. They measure only the phase-sensitive cross products of field amplitudes pertaining to mutually orthogonal squeezed light (SL) and nearly coherent local-oscillator (LO) modes, without responding to the photon flux of each mode separately, in contrast to schemes based on conventional photocounters. 2,3


Balance Homodyne Detector Inhomogeneous Linewidth4 Current Density Operator Noise Current Density Orthogonal Polariza 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Kurizki
    • 1
  • M. Shapiro
    • 1
  1. 1.Chemical Physics Dept.Weizmann Institute of ScienceRehovotIsrael

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