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Borsós, K.; Benedict, M. G. University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary Animation of experiments in modern quantum physics. Animations of three famous quantum experiments are presented. The violation of Bell inequalities with entangled photons,

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Animations of three famous quantum experiments are presented

Borsós, K.; Benedict, M. G.University of Szeged, Szeged, HungaryAnimation of experiments in modern quantum physics

  • Animations of three famous quantum experiments are presented.

  • The violation of Bell inequalities with entangled photons,

  • Quantum-teleportation of a photon polarization state,

  • 3) Secret key (BB84) generation for quantum-cryptography. The animations are to be used as demonstrations complementing

  • lectures in modern Quantum Mechanics and/or Quantum Informatics.

  • The following 9 slides sketch the background.

  • Clicking on the title, or on the text of the last slide starts the animation


Polarization of photons

Polarization of photons

A+

Eigendirections

of apparatus A

A-

Calcite

A

A+

(A-,α)=cos αP(A-)=cos2α

α

A-

(A+,α)=cos(90-α)=sin α P(A+)=sin2α


Animations of three famous quantum experiments are presented

B+

Different

eigendirections

belong to B

Calcite

B-

B


Epr experiment with photon pairs

EPR experiment with photon pairs

Source of

photon

pairs

Calcite

Calcite

A+

A-

A

A

Strict correlation between the two outputs.

We need not even measure on the left if we know the result on the right.

But we can measure incompatible quantities (observaables) on the two sides:

B+

either

Source of

photon

pairs

Calcite

Calcite

A-

B-

or

B

A


Presentation of a bell inequality

Presentation of a Bell inequality

N(A+,C-) < N(B+,C-) + N(A+,B-)


Animations of three famous quantum experiments are presented

We cannot measure two different properties on the same particle, because measurment changes the state. Therefore we measure on pairs flying in different directions. The orientation of the crystal A, B or C is chosen randomly.

N(A+,C-) < N(B+,C-) + N(A+,B-) Bell

N(A+,C+) <N(B+,C+) + N(A+,B+)

Bold N is the number of measuredpairs.

E.gN(A+,C+)the number of pairs with outcome A+ on the left, and C+ on the right.

This can be measured!

:


Animations of three famous quantum experiments are presented

Bell: N(A+,C+) <N(B+,C+) + N(A+,B+)

Bell P(A+,C+) <P(B+,C+) + P(A+,B+)

Quant.Mech:P(A+,C+) =

P(B+,C+ )=

P(A+,B+) =

Q.M. violates

Bell inequalities!


Bb84 cryptography

BB84 cryptography


Teleportation experiment

Teleportation experiment

Innsbruck experiment

The unknown state to be teleported is carried by photon (1):

| 1 = (  | ↔ 1 +  | ↕ 1 ),

with certain coefficients  and :|  |2 + |  |2 = 1EPR-pair of photons: numbered 2 and 3 are created from a BBO crystal


Animations of three famous quantum experiments are presented

Teleportation formalism

| tot = | 1  | - 23

= (  | ↔ 1 +  | ↕ 1 )  (1/√2)( | ↔ 2 | ↕ 3 - | ↕ 2 | ↔ 3 )=

|tot = (1/√2)[ ( | ↔ 3 - | ↕ 3 ) | + 12 - ( | ↔ 3 + | ↕ 3) | - 12 –

+ ( | ↕ 3 + | ↔ 3 ) | + 12 + ( | ↕ 3 - | ↔ 3 ) | - 12

Photon (1) goes through a polarizer which establishes

a polarization direction, then goes to Alice.

Photon (3) arrives to Alice. Its entangled pair (3) goes to Bob

The joint state of (1) and (2) is measured by D1 and D2 at Alice

The two detectors have 4 different output results 0,1,2,3.

The result is communicated to Bob through a classical channel.

Bob performs an appropriate (unitary) transformation on photon (3)

depending on the message he received.

The resulting state of (3) will be identical to the state of (1it was.


Animation

Animation

Bell inequalities

Quantum Cryptography

Teleportation


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