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How to administer an antidote to Schr\"{o}dinger's cat

@inproceedings{lvarez2021HowTA,
  title={How to administer an antidote to Schr\"\{o\}dinger's cat},
  author={Juan-Rafael {\'A}lvarez and Mark IJspeert and Oliver Barter and Ben Yuen and Thomas D. Barrett and Dustin Stuart and Jerome Alexander Martin Dilley and Annemarie Holleczek and Axel Kuhn},
  year={2021}
}
In his 1935 Gedankenexperiment, Erwin Schrödinger imagined a poisonous substance which has a 50% probability of being released, based on the decay of a radioactive atom. As such, the life of the cat and the state of the poison become entangled, and the fate of the cat is determined upon opening the box. We present an experimental technique that keeps the cat alive on any account. This method relies on the time-resolved Hong-Ou-Mandel effect: two long, identical photons impinging on a beam… 

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