Repeated quantum measurements on a single-harmonic oscillator

P. Meystre

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Repeated quantum measurements on the intracavity field of a lossless micromaser are discussed. The effect of the associated quantum state reductions is to generate photon statistics bearing little relation to the original ones or to those obtained if no measurement is performed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)669-671
Number of pages3
JournalOptics letters
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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