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Directly proving the bosonic nature of photons

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A simple yet effective optical set-up, employing two controllable, indistinguishable photons, is proven to allow a direct measurement of the exchange phase due to the bosonic particle statistics.

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Fig. 1: The photonic state-dependent transport protocol.

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Lo Franco, R. Directly proving the bosonic nature of photons. Nat. Photon. 15, 638–639 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41566-021-00867-y

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