It is shown that phase optimized quantum states of the electromagnetic field can be constructed by superpositions of a small number of coherent states along the positive real semiaxis in phase space. A systematic method is developed for finding optimal coherent-state superpositions.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 10 1996|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy(all)