Conservation of vacuum in an interferometer

D. W. Berry*, A. I. Lvovsky

*Corresponding author for this work

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We provide a systematic method of quantifying the amount of loss a multimode optical state has experienced. We show that it is not possible to concentrate the non-vacuum components via linear optics. 

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO:2011 : Laser Applications to Photonic Applications
Subtitle of host publicationOSA Technical Digest
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781557529107
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 1 May 20116 May 2011


OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD


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Berry, D. W., & Lvovsky, A. I. (2011). Conservation of vacuum in an interferometer. In CLEO:2011 : Laser Applications to Photonic Applications: OSA Technical Digest Washington, DC: Optical Society of America (OSA).