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Can one tell me if the treatment of the Mach-Zehnder interferometer in

  1. Jan 15, 2012 #1
    Can one tell me if the treatment of the Mach-Zehnder interferometer in the attachment is correct ?
     

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  3. Jan 15, 2012 #2
    Re: interferometer

    My problem is : Since one could reason in terms of possible path : if 2 path are possible, only X clicks, else both X and Y, but this would lead to an intensity of 25% for Y.
     
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