Imprinting the quantum statistics of photons on free electrons

Raphael Dahan, Alexey Gorlach, Urs Haeusler, Aviv Karnieli, Ori Eyal, Peyman Yousefi, Mordechai Segev, Ady Arie, Gadi Eisenstein, Peter Hommelhoff, Ido Kaminer

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Abstract

We observe for the first time the breakdown of the wave nature of light in free-electron-light interactions. Our experiment demonstrates a new way of measuring quantum states of light using high-precision electron energy spectroscopy.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO: QELS 2021
PublisherThe Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - 2021
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO: QELS 2021 - Part of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2021 - Virtual, Online, United States
Duration: 9 May 202114 May 2021

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers

Conference

ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO: QELS 2021 - Part of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2021
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityVirtual, Online
Period9/05/2114/05/21

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