# A Simple Field Theoretic Description of Single-Photon Nonlocality

@inproceedings{Aiello2021ASF, title={A Simple Field Theoretic Description of Single-Photon Nonlocality}, author={Andrea Aiello}, year={2021} }

We present a simple yet rigorous field theoretic demonstration of the nonlocality of a single-photon field. The formalism used allows us to calculate the electric field of a single-photon light beam sent through a beam splitter, which directly demonstrates that it is the light field, rather than the photon itself regarded as a particle, that exhibits nonlocality. Our results are obtained without using either inequalities or specific measurement apparatuses, so that they have perfectly general…

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### The electric field of a single photon

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It is well known that the expectation value of the electric field operator in a number (Fock) state vanishes. However, a measurement of the electric field must yield some nonzero value each time an…

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