Many-particle interference beyond many-boson and many-fermion statistics

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Many-particle interference beyond many-boson and many-fermion statistics
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Identical particles exhibit correlations even in the absence of inter-particle interaction, due to the exchange (anti)symmetry of the many-particle wavefunction. Two fermions obey the Pauli principle and anti-bunch, whereas two bosons favor bunched, doubly occupied states. Here, we show that the collective interference of three or more particles leads to much more diverse behavior than expected from the boson–fermion dichotomy known from quantum statistical mechanics. The emerging complexity of many-particle interference is tamed by a simple law for the strict suppression of events in the Bell multiport beam splitter. The law shows that counting events are governed by widely species-independent interference, such that bosons and fermions can even exhibit identical interference signatures, while their statistical character remains subordinate. Recent progress in the preparation of tailored many-particle states of bosonic and fermionic atoms promises experimental verification and applications in novel many-particle interferometers.

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bosons all particles maybe 1 mode in some distribution over the nose all different the states also the possible output configurations we plot the transition probability from an input and output stateful belongs as compared to distinguishable particles the color code indicates constructive or destructive bosonic interference in general bosons favor final states with many particles the mode on the left hand side of the plot however there are also exceptions to this rule the strongest interference pattern emerges when the particle size evenly distributed over the in nodes in order to compare bosons to fermions let's prepare free particles in online mode beamsplitter and consider only states with at most 1 particle per node the states' possible for both
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discuss why many particle interferences widely species independent and how the familiar statistical behavior of bosons and fermions
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