Continuous-variable optical quantum-state tomography

  title={Continuous-variable optical quantum-state tomography},
  author={A. I. Lvovsky and Michael G. Raymer},
  journal={Reviews of Modern Physics},
This review covers the latest developments in continuous-variable quantum-state tomography of optical fields and photons, placing a special emphasis on its practical aspects and applications in quantum-information technology. Optical homodyne tomography is reviewed as a method of reconstructing the state of light in a given optical mode. A range of relevant practical topics is discussed, such as state-reconstruction algorithms (with emphasis on the maximum-likelihood technique), the technology… 
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