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Atomic Physics Seminars

ics Atomic
Monday, December 1, 2003
3:30 PM
Physics Building, Room 204
Olivier Pfister/Raphael Pooser [Host: Cass Sackett]
"Heisenberg-limited interferometry with twin boson modes: not such a bad idea after all..."
In this talk, we'll introduce the fundamental limits to interferometric (and spectroscopic) measurements and discuss the particular technique of Bayesian twin-mode interferometry, introduced by Holland and Burnett [1,2]. We will present new results of numerical simulations that show that, contrary to what had been predicted thereafter [3], experimental feasibility is quite promising, indeed.

[1] M.J. Holland and K. Burnett, Phys. Rev. Lett. 71, 1355 (1993). [2] T. Kim, O. Pfister, M.J. Holland, J. Noh, and J.L. Hall, Phys. Rev. A 57, 4004 (1998). [3] T. Kim, Y. Ha, J. Shin, H. Kim, G. Park, K. Kim, T.-G. Noh, C.K. Hong, Phys. Rev. A 60, 708 (1999).

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