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Squeezing more out of a laser

Caves, Carlton M. (1987) Squeezing more out of a laser. Optics Letters, 12 (11). pp. 971-973. ISSN 0146-9592. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:CAVol87

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Abstract

A laser's intensity can be stabilized by negative feedback from a conventional photodetector. I propose extraction of sub-shot-noise light from the feedback loop at a beam splitter by illuminating the back side of the beam splitter with squeezed-state light.


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Additional Information:© Copyright 1987 Optical Society of America. Received May 11, 1987; accepted July 14, 1987 I thank J.H. Shapiro for valuable comments and for sending me Ref. 8 in advance of publication. It inspired the present work, which was supported in part by the U.S. Office of Naval Research. The title of this paper was supplied by S. L. Braunstein.
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