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University of Rochester

Weak Measurement

Caption: Weak measurement: as light goes through a birefringent crystal the horizontally and vertically polarized components of light spread out in space, but an overlap between the two components remains when they emerge. In a "strong" measurement the two components would be fully separated.

Credit: Credit: Jonathan Leach

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