Universality of the Heisenberg limit for estimates of random phase shifts

Michael J. W. Hall, Dominic W. Berry, Marcin Zwierz, Howard M. Wiseman

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Abstract

Recent work has suggested that it is possible to perform phase measurements more accurately than the Heisenberg limit. We show that, when one averages over random phase shifts, the Heisenberg limit is universal.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012
Subtitle of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Pages1-2
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781557529435, 9781467318396
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 6 May 201211 May 2012

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/05/1211/05/12

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