I cannot find any explanation of the mathematical form of the single-mode photon number states, i.e. the |n>.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I take them to be functions with domain {0,1,2,3, …} and appropriate associated outputs.

So |3> I take to have outputs {0,0,0,1, 0, …} , |0> to have outputs {1,0,0,0, 0, …} and similarly for other |j>.

Am I correct?

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# I Do I have the correct form for the number of states, the |n>?

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