Witnessing nonclassicality through large deviations in quantum optics

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Abstract

Nonclassical correlations in quantum optics as resources for quantum computation are important in the quest for highly specialized quantum devices. Here, we put forward a methodology to witness nonclassicality of the output field from a generic quantum optical setup via the statistics of time-integrated photocurrents. Specifically, exploiting the thermodynamics of quantum trajectories, we express a known nonclassicality witness for bosonic fields fully in terms of the source master equation, thus bypassing the explicit calculation of the output light state.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages5
JournalPHYSICAL REVIEW RESEARCH
Volume2
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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