Interference and the lossless lossy beam splitter

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Abstract

By directing the input into a particular mode it is possible to obtain as output all of the input light for a beamsplitter which is 50% absorbing. This effect is also responsible for nonlinear quantum interference when two photons are incident on the beam splitter.
LanguageEnglish
Pages1819-1824
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Modern Optics
Volume47
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sep 2000

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Interference and the lossless lossy beam splitter. / Jeffers, J.

In: Journal of Modern Optics, Vol. 47, No. 11, 15.09.2000, p. 1819-1824.

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