The evolution of an optical Schrodinger-cat state in a linear coupler is presented. It is shown how the quantum interference of the cat state deteriorates and recovers along the channels of the device. A similar behaviour of the photon number distribution pattern is noted.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Quantum and Semiclassical Optics: Journal of the European Optical Society Part B|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 1995|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics