Correlation between photocounts at beam splitter outputs for a pair of photons

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It is shown using conventional quantum optics theory that, contrary to recent predictions, the detection of photons in one output arm of a beam splitter does not depend upon any optical delay imposed in the other output arm before detection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)363-369
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics Letters A
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 11 Nov 1996


  • interference
  • photons
  • photocounts
  • beams

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