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Title: Hong-Ou-Mandel interferometry and spectroscopy using entangled photons
Abstract Optical interferometry has been a long-standing setup for characterization of quantum states of light. Both linear and the nonlinear interferences can provide information regarding the light statistics and underlying detail of the light-matter interactions. Here we demonstrate how interferometric detection of nonlinear spectroscopic signals may be used to improve the measurement accuracy of matter susceptibilities. Light-matter interactions change the photon statistics of quantum light, which are encoded in the field correlation functions. Application is made to the Hong-Ou-Mandel two-photon interferometer that reveals entanglement-enhanced resolution that can be achieved with existing optical technology.
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