Using the Paul Trap as a model, we point out that the same wave functions can be variously coherent or squeezed states, depending upon the system they are applied to.
- Pub Date:
- February 2000
- Quantum Physics
- LaTeX, 12 pages. To be published in the New Journal of Physics focus issue on Microlasers and Cavity QED. Revised version significantly expanded for publication. (In honor of the late Dan Walls.)