Near quantum limited optical phase measurements on a dark fringe

David J. Starling, P. Ben Dixon, Nathan S. Williams, Andrew N. Jordan, John C. Howell

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Abstract

We describe an optical experiment that makes use of weak value inspired amplification. We show that the signal-to-noise ratio of a phase measurement using this method rivals modern techniques, even on a dark fringe.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2010

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Phase measurement
Amplification
Signal to noise ratio
signal to noise ratios
Experiments

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Starling, D. J., Ben Dixon, P., Williams, N. S., Jordan, A. N., & Howell, J. C. (2010). Near quantum limited optical phase measurements on a dark fringe. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers.
Starling, David J. ; Ben Dixon, P. ; Williams, Nathan S. ; Jordan, Andrew N. ; Howell, John C. / Near quantum limited optical phase measurements on a dark fringe. In: Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. 2010.
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In: Optics InfoBase Conference Papers, 2010.

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