States that give the maximum signal-to-quantum noise ratio for a fixed energy

H. P. Yuen*

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Abstract

Under a radiation power constraint, the maximum signal-to-quantum noise ratio obtainable for any state of a radiation field is found. This maximum value is achieved by the two-photon coherent states introduced previously to describe two-photon lasers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)105-106
Number of pages2
JournalPhysics Letters A
Volume56
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 8 1976

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States that give the maximum signal-to-quantum noise ratio for a fixed energy. / Yuen, H. P.

In: Physics Letters A, Vol. 56, No. 2, 08.03.1976, p. 105-106.

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