two-photon coherent state

two-photon coherent state

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(quantum mechanics)
A quantum state of an electromagnetic field in which the product of the uncertainties of two quadrature components of the field is the minimum allowed by the Heisenberg uncertainty principle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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