A Beam Splitting Experiment with Correlated Photons Academic Article uri icon


  • We perform an optical beam splitting experiment, using a light field, in which the photons arrive in pairs. It is proven that the distribution of photons in the reflected and transmitted beam obeys a binomial distribution. © 1988 IOP Publishing Ltd.

author list (cited authors)

  • Brendel, J., Schütrumpf, S., Lange, R., Martienssen, W., & Scully, M. O.

citation count

  • 27

publication date

  • February 1988