quantum nondemolition measurement


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quantum nondemolition measurement

[¦kwän·təm ‚nän‚dem·ə¦lish·ən ′mezh·ər·mənt]
(quantum mechanics)
A measurement of a physical observable of some system without altering its value.
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Chirkin, "Polarization quantum states of light in nonlinear distributed feedback systems: Quantum nondemolition measurements of the Stokes parameters of light and atomic angular momentum," Appl.