Zero-transmission law for multiport beam splitters
Tichy, Malte Christopher × Tiersch, Markus de Melo, Fernando Mintert, Florian Buchleitner, Andreas #
American Physical Society
Physical Review Letters vol:104 issue:22
The Hong-Ou-Mandel effect is generalized to a configuration of n bosons prepared in the n input ports of a Bell multiport beam splitter. We derive a strict suppression law for most possible output events, consistent with a generic bosonic behavior after suitable coarse graining.