Dynamical model selection for quantum optomechanical systems



Ralph, JF, Maskell, S, Jacobs, K, Rashid, M, Toroš, M, Setter, AJ and Ulbricht, H
Dynamical model selection for quantum optomechanical systems.

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Abstract

This paper considers the problem of distinguishing between different dynamical models using continuous weak measurements; that is, whether the evolution is quantum mechanical or given by a classical stochastic differential equation. We examine the conditions that optimize quantum hypothesis testing, maximizing one's ability to discriminate between classical and quantum models. We set upper limits on the temperature and lower limits on the measurement efficiencies required to explore these differences, using experiments in levitated optomechanical systems as an example.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: 6 pages, 1 figure
Uncontrolled Keywords: quant-ph, quant-ph
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2018 09:26
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2018 06:23
URI: http://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3018973

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