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Improved implementation of the Alicki Van Ryn nonclassicality test for a single particle using Si detectors

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Author(s)

Sergey V. Polyakov, Alan L. Migdall, Giorgio Brida, Ivo P. Degiovanni, Marco Genovese, Fabrizio Piacentini, V Schettini, Nicolas Gisin

Abstract

Recently a test of nonclassicality for a single qubit was proposed R. Alicki and N. Van Ryn, J. Phys, A: Math. Theor. 41, 062001 2008. We present an optimized experimental realization of this test leading to a 46standard deviation violation of classicality. This factor-of-5 improvement over our previous result was achieved by moving from the infrared to the visible where we can take advantage of higher-efficiency and lower-noise photon detectors.
Citation
Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics)
Volume
79

Keywords

Classical Physics, Local Realism, Qubit, Single Photo, Quantum Physics

Citation

Polyakov, S. , Migdall, A. , Brida, G. , Degiovanni, I. , Genovese, M. , Piacentini, F. , Schettini, V. and Gisin, N. (2009), Improved implementation of the Alicki Van Ryn nonclassicality test for a single particle using Si detectors, Physical Review A (Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics), [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=900940 (Accessed June 18, 2024)

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Created April 15, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017