Journal of Russian Laser Research

, Volume 40, Issue 6, pp 515–521 | Cite as

Classical Behavior of Nonclassical Quantum States

  • E. Rafiepoor
  • M. R. BazrafkanEmail author
  • S. Batebi


We use a new formulation of nonclassicality in weak measurements based on the probabilistic behavior of “weak quasimoments” to show that nonclassical quantum states in the Glauber–Sudarshan representation can behave classically in weak measurements with post-selection. We directly calculate marginal quasidistributions related to the “weak quasimoments” and show that they are nonnegative.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics, Faculty of ScienceUniversity of GuilanRashtIran
  2. 2.Department of Physics, Faculty of ScienceImam Khomeini International UniversityQazvinIran

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