Quantum-state engineering via discrete coherent-state superpositions

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A representation of a Fock state n is given by a superposition of n+1 coherent states. These discrete coherent-state superpositions provide experimental possibilities for generating an arbitrary quantum state of a single-mode electromagnetic field.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4191-4193
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review A
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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