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ERIC Number: EJ931778
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jul
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0143-0807
Computer Simulation for Calculating the Second-Order Correlation Function of Classical and Quantum Light
Facao, M.; Lopes, A.; Silva, A. L.; Silva, P.
European Journal of Physics, v32 n4 p925-934 Jul 2011
We propose an undergraduate numerical project for simulating the results of the second-order correlation function as obtained by an intensity interference experiment for two kinds of light, namely bunched light with Gaussian or Lorentzian power density spectrum and antibunched light obtained from single-photon sources. While the algorithm for bunched light was based on a previous publication, the one for antibunched light was developed by master students attending a Quantum Optics course at our University. (Contains 7 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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