# Reconstruction of non-classical cavity field states with snapshots of their decoherence

@article{Deleglise2008ReconstructionON, title={Reconstruction of non-classical cavity field states with snapshots of their decoherence}, author={Samuel Deleglise and Igor Dotsenko and Cl{\'e}ment Sayrin and Julien Bernu and M. Brune and Jean-Michel Raimond and Serge Haroche}, journal={Nature}, year={2008}, volume={455}, pages={510-514} }

The state of a microscopic system encodes its complete quantum description, from which the probabilities of all measurement outcomes are inferred. Being a statistical concept, the state cannot be obtained from a single system realization, but can instead be reconstructed from an ensemble of copies through measurements on different realizations. Reconstructing the state of a set of trapped particles shielded from their environment is an important step in the investigation of the quantum…

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