Near quantum limited optical phase measurements on a dark fringe

David J. Starling, P. Ben Dixon, Nathan S. Williams, Andrew N. Jordan, John C. Howell

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We describe an optical experiment that makes use of weak value inspired amplification. We show that the signal-to-noise ratio of a phase measurement using this method rivals modern techniques, even on a dark fringe.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2010
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2010 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 24 2010Oct 28 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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