NTNUJAVA Virtual Physics Laboratory
Enjoy the fun of physics with simulations!
Backup site http://enjoy.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/
February 25, 2021, 01:26:03 am *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

Login with username, password and session length
   Home   Help Search Login Register  
There is a better way to do it; find it. ..."Thomas Edison(1847-1931, American inventor, 1093 patients)"
Google Bookmarks Yahoo My Web MSN Live Netscape Del.icio.us FURL Stumble Upon Delirious Ask FaceBook

Pages: [1]   Go Down
Author Topic: Mach-Zehnder Interferometer  (Read 5524 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. Click to toggle author information(expand message area).
Offline Offline

Posts: 6

Embed this message
on: December 30, 2012, 01:47:05 pm » posted from:Wellington,Wellington,New Zealand

Hi there,

Are you able to create an experimental set-up to that of http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v608/steviet/scan0001.jpg, where the wave plates on the input paths can be adjusted to various angles. (At the output of BS2 are two polarising beam splitters.)

What I'm hoping to do is to be able to define the input of the photons on BOTH input paths, where there will be a photon coming in on EACH input path. The photons are assumed to hit both beam splitters at the same time.

The input of the input photons could be a definite polarisation (incl. +H or -H, +V or -V), or a superposition (e.g. the input photon on path 1 is |H>|V> - |V>|H>, i.e. entangled with another photon - but not the photon entering on path 2).
Fu-Kwun Hwang
Hero Member
Offline Offline

Posts: 3086

Embed this message
Reply #1 on: December 30, 2012, 08:40:21 pm »

The above image has been added as attached.

I need to know more about your model:

It seems that you want particles to move along the light path to simulate photon moving.
What about the polarization? I also do not understand what do you mean by "superposition"?

* scan0001.jpg (208.18 KB, 774x782 - viewed 576 times.)
Pages: [1]   Go Up
There is a better way to do it; find it. ..."Thomas Edison(1847-1931, American inventor, 1093 patients)"
Jump to:  

Related Topics
Subject Started by Replies Views Last post
Michelson interferometer
Modern Physics
Fu-Kwun Hwang 4 23878 Last post February 03, 2020, 05:21:15 pm
by moshaver
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.13 | SMF © 2006-2011, Simple Machines LLC Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.052 seconds with 22 queries.since 2011/06/15