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Entangling the spatial properties of laser beams

Wagner, Katherine; Janousek, Jiri; Delaubert, V.; Zou, Hongxin; Harb, Charles; Treps, Nicolas; Morizur, Jean-Francois; Lam, Ping Koy; Bachor, Hans


Position and momentum were the first pair of conjugate observables explicitly used to illustrate the intricacy of quantum mechanics. We have extended position and momentum entanglement to bright optical beams. Applications in optical metrology and interferometry require the continuous measurement of laser beams, with the accuracy fundamentally limited by the uncertainty principle. Techniques based on spatial entanglement of the beams could overcome this limit, and high-quality entanglement is...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Science
DOI: 10.1126/science.1159663


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