Direct measurement of the quantum density matrix in the basis of azimuthal angle

Mohammad Mirhosseini, Omar S. Magaña-Loaiza, Seyed Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani, Changchen Chen, Ebrahim Karimi, Robert W. Boyd

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Abstract

We theoretically propose and experimentally demonstrate a method for directly measuring the density matrix of an unknown quantum system in the basis of azimuthal angle. We apply our method for characterizing 7-dimensional pure and mixed superpositions of orbital-angular-momentum modes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Pages1551p
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

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OtherCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/10/155/15/15

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Angular momentum
angular momentum
orbitals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Mirhosseini, M., Magaña-Loaiza, O. S., Hashemi Rafsanjani, S. M., Chen, C., Karimi, E., & Boyd, R. W. (2015). Direct measurement of the quantum density matrix in the basis of azimuthal angle. In CLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015 (pp. 1551p). Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2015.FTu4A.2

Direct measurement of the quantum density matrix in the basis of azimuthal angle. / Mirhosseini, Mohammad; Magaña-Loaiza, Omar S.; Hashemi Rafsanjani, Seyed Mohammad; Chen, Changchen; Karimi, Ebrahim; Boyd, Robert W.

CLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015. Optical Society of America (OSA), 2015. p. 1551p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mirhosseini, M, Magaña-Loaiza, OS, Hashemi Rafsanjani, SM, Chen, C, Karimi, E & Boyd, RW 2015, Direct measurement of the quantum density matrix in the basis of azimuthal angle. in CLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015. Optical Society of America (OSA), pp. 1551p, CLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015, San Jose, United States, 5/10/15. https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2015.FTu4A.2
Mirhosseini M, Magaña-Loaiza OS, Hashemi Rafsanjani SM, Chen C, Karimi E, Boyd RW. Direct measurement of the quantum density matrix in the basis of azimuthal angle. In CLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015. Optical Society of America (OSA). 2015. p. 1551p https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2015.FTu4A.2
Mirhosseini, Mohammad ; Magaña-Loaiza, Omar S. ; Hashemi Rafsanjani, Seyed Mohammad ; Chen, Changchen ; Karimi, Ebrahim ; Boyd, Robert W. / Direct measurement of the quantum density matrix in the basis of azimuthal angle. CLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015. Optical Society of America (OSA), 2015. pp. 1551p
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