Study of photon statistics using a compound Poisson distribution and quadrature measurements

  • Yu. I. Bogdanov
  • N. A. Bogdanova
  • K. G. Katamadze
  • G. V. Avosopyants
  • V. F. Lukichev
Optical Information Technologies


This paper describes the model of a compound Poisson distribution for photon statistics with regard to their bunching in Fock states, thermal states, and others. The method of generating functions is used to calculate the probability distributions, moments, and correlation functions. The parameters of conditional states arising from the subtraction of photons by splitting the beam are determined. The problem of state reconstruction with regard to quadrature quantum measurements is considered. The study is aimed at developing high-precision methods for generating and controlling optical quantum states.


quadrature quantum measurements homodyne detection compound Poisson distribution generating functions photon statistics thermal states conditional distributions corresponding to photon subtraction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. I. Bogdanov
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • N. A. Bogdanova
    • 1
    • 3
  • K. G. Katamadze
    • 1
    • 4
  • G. V. Avosopyants
    • 1
    • 3
  • V. F. Lukichev
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Physics and TechnologyRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.National Research Nuclear University “MEPhI”MoscowRussia
  3. 3.National Research University of Electronic TechnologyZelenogradRussia
  4. 4.M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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