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Build a Mach-Zehnder Interferometer


Build a Mach-Zehnder Interferometer

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The Build a Mach-Zehnder Interferometer simulation aims to help students make connections between physical and mathematical representations of single photon interference and the measurement process. The simulation allows students to send single photons through a setup consisting of a single beamsplitter or a Mach-Zehnder interferometer. The simulation depicts single photons and the photon superposition state in order to help students build models of single photon interference. Students can... More
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: December 20, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: December 20, 2013
Submitter: Antje Kohnle
Keywords: single photon interference, Mach-Zehnder interferometer


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Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 UK: England & Wales


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