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 - May 4 2015
EventCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

Publication series

NameCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015

Other

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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