Nondestructive single-photon trigger

John C. Howell, John A. Yeazell

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A nondestructive trigger sensitive to a single photon was analyzed. It was observed that the trigger measures the position/timing of a single-photon in order to time-synchronize any instruments. The measurement does not alter the single-photon wave function or entangle the probe field.

Original languageAmerican English
Article number032311
Pages (from-to)32311
Number of pages1
JournalPhysical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2000
Externally publishedYes


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