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Nonlocal de Broglie Wavelength of a Two-Photon System

  • E. J. S. Fonseca , Zoltan Paulinia , P. Nussenzveig , C. H. Monkena and S. Padua EMAIL logo

Abstract

We show that it is possible to associate a de Broglie wavelength to a composite system even when the constituent particles are separated spatially. The nonlocal de Broglie wavelength (A /2) of a two-photon system separated spatially is measured with an appropriate detection system. The two-photon system is prepared in an entangled state in space-momentum variables. - Pacs: 42.50.-p, 42.50.Ar

Received: 2001-2-8
Published Online: 2014-6-2
Published in Print: 2001-2-1

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