Experimental demonstration of all-optical switching using the quantum zeno effect

Kevin T. Mccusker, Yu Ping Huang, Abijith S. Kowligy, Prem Kumar

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We experimentally demonstrate interaction-free all-optical switching via the quantum Zeno effect. The switch contrast is 35:1, and the experimental data matches a parameter-free fit. We discuss possible applications and future extensions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantum Information and Measurement, QIM 2013
StatePublished - 2013
EventQuantum Information and Measurement, QIM 2013 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Jun 17 2013Jun 20 2013

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


ConferenceQuantum Information and Measurement, QIM 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityRochester, NY

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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