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Unambiguous State Discrimination

A scheme for measuring quantum information designed to get answers that in principle are never wrong, but at the expense of sometimes getting an answer that is the equivalent of “don't know.” This measurement approach uses an array of detectors which in turn rule out various possible values for an information-bearing pulse of light.

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