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

Mohammad Mirhosseini, Omar S. Magana-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 publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Volume2015-August
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
StatePublished - Aug 10 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/10/155/15/15

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Angular momentum
angular momentum
orbitals

Keywords

  • Azimuthal angle
  • Density measurement
  • Extraterrestrial measurements
  • Optical polarization
  • Photonics
  • Physical optics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Mirhosseini, M., Magana-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 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 (Vol. 2015-August). [7183272] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..

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

2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015. Vol. 2015-August Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015. 7183272.

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

Mirhosseini, M, Magana-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 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015. vol. 2015-August, 7183272, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015, San Jose, United States, 5/10/15.
Mirhosseini M, Magana-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 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015. Vol. 2015-August. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2015. 7183272
Mirhosseini, Mohammad ; Magana-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. 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015. Vol. 2015-August Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015.
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