Localized projective measurement of a quantum field in non-inertial frames

  title={Localized projective measurement of a quantum field in non-inertial frames},
  author={Andrzej Dragan and Jason Doukas and Eduardo Mart{\'i}n-Mart{\'i}nez and David Edward Bruschi},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
We propose a projective operator formalism that is well-suited to study the correlations of quantum fields in non-inertial frames and curved spacetimes. We generalize a Glauber model of detection of a single localized field mode to allow for making measurements in an arbitrary reference frame. We show that the model correctly reproduces the Unruh temperature formula of a single accelerated detector, and use it to extract vacuum entanglement by a pair of counter-accelerating detectors. This… 

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