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If those two light beams are shone together on a photodetector, the result depends on whether the pulses overlap in time.
In one path, the mode is directly detected by a photodetector.
Better still, the same material can act as a photodetector, providing a way of building all the needed hardware using a single process.
So 14.6kg of cesium iodide was set up in the basement beneath the mercury tank and flanked by photodetectors to pick up the light emitted by the interactions.
The (potential) photons are mixed on a partially reflective mirror and sent to a pair of photodetectors.
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