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  • n. Alternative spelling of beam splitter.


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  • The photons intersected at a prism called a beamsplitter, where they entangled, and then zipped onwards on separate paths to detectors.

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  • A beamsplitter is a common optical component that partially transmits and partially reflects an incident light beam, usually in unequal proportions.


  • Another issue I have with decoherence: Consider the classic case of the photon split by a beamsplitter.

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  • For example, the beamsplitter in an interferometer.

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  • So, we aren't adding two light fields together at the beamsplitter.

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  • At the point of combination, the light fields interfere, meaning that the measured power in the output of the beamsplitter depends on the difference in the distances each light beam has traveled.

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  • Canon 5D Mark II's were used in both parallel and beamsplitter configurations for true, native stereo capture at 5.6K resolution RAW.


  • These two light beams are mixed in a beamsplitter and sent to two light detectors.

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  • Because both light beams pass through the beamsplitter that mixes them up, we do not know which click corresponds to which photon.

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  • A half-wave plate followed by a polarizing beamsplitter gives you a variable intensity ratio between the output beams, which is extremely useful.

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