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.

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

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

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Hall, M. J. W., Berry, D. W., Zwierz, M., & Wiseman, H. M. (2012). Universality of the Heisenberg limit for estimates of random phase shifts. In Proceedings, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012: Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (pp. 1-2). [6327089] Washington, DC: Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/QELS.2012.QTu2E.7
Hall, Michael J. W. ; Berry, Dominic W. ; Zwierz, Marcin ; Wiseman, Howard M. / Universality of the Heisenberg limit for estimates of random phase shifts. Proceedings, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012: Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference. Washington, DC : Optical Society of America (OSA), 2012. pp. 1-2
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Hall, MJW, Berry, DW, Zwierz, M & Wiseman, HM 2012, Universality of the Heisenberg limit for estimates of random phase shifts. in Proceedings, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012: Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference., 6327089, Optical Society of America (OSA), Washington, DC, pp. 1-2, Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012, San Jose, CA, United States, 6/05/12. https://doi.org/10.1364/QELS.2012.QTu2E.7

Universality of the Heisenberg limit for estimates of random phase shifts. / Hall, Michael J. W.; Berry, Dominic W.; Zwierz, Marcin; Wiseman, Howard M.

Proceedings, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012: Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference. Washington, DC : Optical Society of America (OSA), 2012. p. 1-2 6327089.

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Hall MJW, Berry DW, Zwierz M, Wiseman HM. Universality of the Heisenberg limit for estimates of random phase shifts. In Proceedings, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012: Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference. Washington, DC: Optical Society of America (OSA). 2012. p. 1-2. 6327089 https://doi.org/10.1364/QELS.2012.QTu2E.7