Homodyne detection of optical cat states generated by squeezed light photon subtraction
Thomas Gerrits, Tracy S. Clement, Scott C. Glancy, Sae Woo Nam, Richard P. Mirin, Emanuel H. Knill
We have experimentally created and measured an optical Schrödinger Cat State. The method relies on single photon subtraction off a squeezed vacuum state and conditioning a homodyne measurement on the detection of that photon.
Conference on Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing
homodyne, Schrödinger cat, squeezed light, squeezed vacuum, Wigner distribution
, Clement, T.
, Glancy, S.
, Nam, S.
, Mirin, R.
and Knill, E.
Homodyne detection of optical cat states generated by squeezed light photon subtraction, Conference on Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing, Calgary, CA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=33008
(Accessed December 3, 2023)