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Two-body experiment using only one laser source?

  1. May 18, 2015 #1
    (a) Suppose we split a laser into two beams "A" and "B". Is it at all possible to do something to one of the beams, so that, when we bring them back to overlap at the detector(s), they will follow the statistics of two-photon systems?

    (b) If we use two separate lasers that are phase-locked by external means, will they follow two-photon statistics if they overlap around the detectors?

    The kind of staistics I am asking about is where you have detection amplitudes with terms like:
    |a1> |b2> + |a2> |b1>.
    Last edited: May 18, 2015
  2. jcsd
  3. May 24, 2015 #2
    Thanks for the post! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post?
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