Light gets a quantum squeeze

Walls, Dan
October 1991
New Scientist;10/19/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1791, p41
Reports on the success of physicists working on optical systems in generating light with fewer fluctuations that the complete darkness of the vacuum. Ways of manipulating or squeezing the quantum fluctuations in a light wave; Photograph of the down-conversion apparatus; Diagram of the phase squeezed light from the down-conversion process; Approaches for reducing quantum fluctuations.


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