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Squeezed states of light

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The properties of a unique set of quantum states of the electromagnetic field are reviewed. These ‘squeezed states’ have less uncertainty in one quadrature than a coherent state. Proposed schemes for the generation and detection of squeezed states as well as potential applications are discussed.

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Walls, D. Squeezed states of light. Nature 306, 141–146 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1038/306141a0

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