### Abstract

Language | English |
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Pages | 2791-2801 |

Number of pages | 10 |

Journal | Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics |

Volume | 39 |

Issue number | 12 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 28 Jun 2006 |

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### Keywords

- physics
- optics
- quantum
- angular momentum
- momentum

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*Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics*,

*39*(12), 2791-2801. https://doi.org/10.1088/0953-4075/39/12/013

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*Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics*, vol. 39, no. 12, pp. 2791-2801. https://doi.org/10.1088/0953-4075/39/12/013

**Angular minimum uncertainty states with large uncertainties.** / Götte, Jörg B.; Radmore, Paul M.; Zambrini, Roberta; Barnett, Stephen M.

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Angular minimum uncertainty states with large uncertainties

AU - Götte, Jörg B.

AU - Radmore, Paul M.

AU - Zambrini, Roberta

AU - Barnett, Stephen M.

PY - 2006/6/28

Y1 - 2006/6/28

N2 - The uncertainty relation for angle and angular momentum has a lower bound which depends on the form of the state. Surprisingly, this lower bound can be very large. We derive the states which have the lowest possible uncertainty product for a given uncertainty in the angle or in the angular momentum. We show that, if the given angle uncertainty is close to its maximum value, the lowest possible uncertainty product tends to infinity.

AB - The uncertainty relation for angle and angular momentum has a lower bound which depends on the form of the state. Surprisingly, this lower bound can be very large. We derive the states which have the lowest possible uncertainty product for a given uncertainty in the angle or in the angular momentum. We show that, if the given angle uncertainty is close to its maximum value, the lowest possible uncertainty product tends to infinity.

KW - physics

KW - optics

KW - quantum

KW - angular momentum

KW - momentum

UR - http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/quant-ph/pdf/0512/0512077v2.pdf

U2 - 10.1088/0953-4075/39/12/013

DO - 10.1088/0953-4075/39/12/013

M3 - Article

VL - 39

SP - 2791

EP - 2801

JO - Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics

T2 - Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics

JF - Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics

SN - 0953-4075

IS - 12

ER -