Quantum Inf Process (2012) 11:1003–1011 DOI 10.1007/s11128-012-0399-2 Response to “The physics of ghost imaging—nonlocal interference or local intensity ﬂuctuation correlation?” Jeffrey H. Shapiro · Robert W. Boyd Received: 9 March 2012 / Accepted: 15 March 2012 / Published online: 25 March 2012 © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012 Shih has objected to the semiclassical explanation for lensless pseudothermal ghost imaging—whose measurement conﬁguration is shown schematically in Fig. 8 of —that is reviewed by Shapiro and Boyd. In Shih’s view, the only valid expla- nation for lensless pseudothermal ghost imaging is nonlocal two-photon interference, i.e., a purely quantum phenomenon. Shapiro and Boyd also develop that explana- tion for the lensless pseudothermal ghost image, where they show it to be equivalent, in its quantitative predictions, to the speckle-correlation interpretation arising from semiclassical photodetection theory. Thus, Sect. 1 of  concludes: “That the semi- classical and quantum theories yield identical measurements statistics in this case means that pseudothermal ghost-imaging experiments cannot distinguish between these two interpretations, even though we know that light is intrinsically quantum mechanical.” Shih begins by observing that Shapiro and Boyd fail to compare lensless pseudo- thermal ghost imaging of Scarcelli et al. , with the lens-based pseudothermal ghost
Quantum Information Processing – Springer Journals
Published: Mar 25, 2012
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera