Imprinting the quantum statistics of photons on free electrons

  title={Imprinting the quantum statistics of photons on free electrons},
  author={Raphael Dahan and Alexey A. Gorlach and Urs Haeusler and Aviv Karnieli and Ori Eyal and Peyman Yousefi and Mordechai Segev and Ady Arie and Gadi Eisenstein and Peter Hommelhoff and Ido Kaminer},
Description Electrons see the quantum nature of light We know that light is both a wave and a particle, and this duality arises from the classical and quantum nature of electromagnetic excitations. Dahan et al. observed that all experiments to date in which light interacts with free electrons have been described with light considered as a wave (see the Perspective by Carbone). The authors present experimental evidence revealing the quantum nature of the interaction between photons and free… Expand
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