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dc.contributor.authorShimony, Abneren_US
dc.contributor.authorJaeger, Greggen_US
dc.coverage.spatialBaltimore, MDen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-09-25T19:56:21Z
dc.date.available2017-09-25T19:56:21Z
dc.date.issued1994-05-01
dc.identifierhttps://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.jsp?R=19950007548%202017-09-15T16:53:22+00:00Z
dc.identifier.citationA Shimony, G Jaeger. 1994. "Complementarity and path distinguishability: Some recent results concerning photon pairs." NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center, International workshop on squeezed states and uncertainty relations 3, (Baltimore, 1993), 523 (1994).
dc.identifier.othernasa:19950007548
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2144/24004
dc.description.abstractTwo results concerning photon pairs, one previously reported and one new, are summarized. It was previously shown that if the two photons are prepared in a quantum state formed from bar-A and bar-A' for photon 1 and bar-B and bar-B' for photon 2, then both one- and two-particle interferometry can be studied. If upsilon(sub i) is the visibility of one-photon interference fringes (i = 1,2) and upsilon(sub 12) is the visibility of two-photon fringes (a concept which we explicitly define), then upsilon(sub i) squared + upsilon(sub 12) squared is less than or equal to 1. The second result concerns the distinguishability of the paths of photon 2, using the known 2-photon state. A proposed measure E for path distinguishability is based upon finding an optimum strategy for betting on the outcome of a path measurement. Mandel has also proposed a measure of distinguishability P(sub D), defined in terms of the density operator rho of photon 2. We show that E is greater than or equal to P(sub D) and that upsilon(sub 2) = (1 - E(exp 2))exp 1/2.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipNSF PHY-90-22345en_US
dc.publisherNASAen_US
dc.relation.ispartofInternational workshop on squeezed states and uncertainty relations 3, (Baltimore, 1993), 523 (1994).
dc.rightsNo Copyrighten_US
dc.subjectAtomic & molecular physicsen_US
dc.subjectPhotonsen_US
dc.subjectQuantum mechanicsen_US
dc.subjectPhoton beamsen_US
dc.subjectParadoxesen_US
dc.subjectInterferometryen_US
dc.subjectInterferenceen_US
dc.titleComplementarity and path distinguishability: Some recent results concerning photon pairsen_US
dc.typeConference materialsen_US
pubs.elements-sourcemanual-entryen_US
pubs.notesEmbargo: No embargoen_US
pubs.organisational-groupBoston Universityen_US
pubs.organisational-groupBoston University, College of General Studiesen_US
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden_US
dc.identifier.orcid0000-0002-5725-6491 (Jaeger, G)


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